Weather in Dorset, United Kingdom in December

So you're interested in going to Dorset, United Kingdom in December

December is a very cold and rainy time for sunbathing in Dorset, and not recommended. December is too cold for swimming in Dorset for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Dorset in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Dorset in December

The average maximum temperature in Dorset in December is . The average maximum temperature is 12° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in Dorset in December is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dorset in December is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Dorset in December

The average day light hours per day in Dorset in December are 8 and there are 1.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Dorset in December is typically 0.6 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 Dorset in December

The average sea water temperature in Dorset in December is 11.6° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Dorset in December

The average total rainfall in Dorset in December is 1.6cm and on average there are 15.9 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dorset in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dorset in December is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dorset in December is typically 97.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 97.7% in the previous month and 96.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dorset in December is typically 87.5%. The average relative humidity is 86.4% in the previous month and 86.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dorset in December

The average maximum wind speed in Dorset in December is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 32kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dorset in December is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dorset in December is from the West-Northwest.