Weather in Broadstairs, United Kingdom in December

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Visiting Broadstairs, United Kingdom in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 17% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.3 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.9 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 Broadstairs. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Broadstairs for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Broadstairs 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 Broadstairs in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 17% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.3 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.9 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 Broadstairs in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Broadstairs 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 Broadstairs?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 17% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.3 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.9 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 Broadstairs. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Broadstairs for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Broadstairs warm in December?

No, Broadstairs is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Broadstairs in December is 8°C (46°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (51°) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Broadstairs in December is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 5°C (42°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Broadstairs in December?

The average day light hours per day in Broadstairs in December are 7.9. The sunshine percentage is 17% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Broadstairs in December

The average maximum temperature in Broadstairs in December is 8°C (46°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Broadstairs in December is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 5°C (42°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Broadstairs in December is 4°C (39°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 4°C (39°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Broadstairs in December

During December the average day light hours are 7.9 per day in Broadstairs. The sunshine percentage is 17% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.3 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Broadstairs in December is typically 0.5 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 Broadstairs in December

The average sea water temperature in Broadstairs in December is 14.2°C (57.6°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Broadstairs in December

The average total rainfall in Broadstairs in December is 1.5cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 12.9 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Broadstairs in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Broadstairs 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 Broadstairs in December is typically 94.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.9% in the previous month and 94.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Broadstairs in December is typically 86.2%. The average relative humidity is 85.6% in the previous month and 85.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Broadstairs in December

The average maximum wind speed in Broadstairs in December is typically 30KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 31KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Broadstairs in December is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Broadstairs in December is from the West.

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