Weather in East Sussex, United Kingdom in December

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Visiting East Sussex, United Kingdom in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in East Sussex. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in East Sussex for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting East Sussex in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in East Sussex in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in East Sussex.

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in East Sussex in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in East Sussex for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in East Sussex?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in East Sussex.

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in East Sussex. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in East Sussex for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is East Sussex warm in December?

No, East Sussex is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in East Sussex in December is 8°C (47°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (53°) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in East Sussex in December is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is East Sussex in December?

The average day light hours per day in East Sussex in December are 8. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in East Sussex in December

The average maximum temperature in East Sussex in December is 8°C (47°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (53°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in East Sussex in December is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in East Sussex in December is 4°C (39°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 4°C (40°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in East Sussex in December

During December the average day light hours are 8 per day in East Sussex. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in East Sussex 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 East Sussex in December

The average sea water temperature in East Sussex in December is 14.3°C (57.7°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in East Sussex in December

The average total rainfall in East Sussex in December is 0.7cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 11.6 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in East Sussex in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in East Sussex in December is 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (47°F) in the previous month and 5°C (5°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in East Sussex in December is typically 94.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 94% in the previous month and 94% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in East Sussex in December is typically 85.8%. The average relative humidity is 84.5% in the previous month and 85.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in East Sussex in December

The average maximum wind speed in East Sussex in December is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 32KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in East Sussex in December is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

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

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