Weather in Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada in December

So you're interested in going to Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada in December

December is a very cold and very dry time for sunbathing in Moraine Lake, and not recommended. December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Moraine Lake for any length of time. Consider visiting Moraine Lake in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Moraine Lake in December

The average maximum temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -9°. The average maximum temperature is -4° in the previous month and -8° in the next month.

The average temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -12°. The average temperature ranges is -7° in the previous month and -11° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -15°. The minimum temperature is -10° in the previous month and -13° in the next month.

Sunshine in Moraine Lake in December

The average day light hours per day in Moraine Lake in December are 7.9 and there are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Moraine Lake in December is typically 2.1 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Moraine Lake in December

The average sea water temperature in Moraine Lake in December is 19.1° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Moraine Lake in December

The average total rainfall in Moraine Lake in December is 0.8cm and on average there are 3.9 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Moraine Lake in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Moraine Lake in December is -10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -6° in the previous month and -9° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Moraine Lake in December is typically 92%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.5% in the previous month and 92.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Moraine Lake in December is typically 89%. The average relative humidity is 90.5% in the previous month and 89.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Moraine Lake in December

The average maximum wind speed in Moraine Lake in December is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Moraine Lake in December is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Moraine Lake in December is from the West.

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