Weather in Italy in December

So you're interested in going to Italy in December

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

Temperature in Italy in December

The average maximum temperature in Italy in December is 14°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average temperature in Italy in December is 11°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Italy in December is . The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Italy in December

The average day light hours per day in Italy in December are 9.3 and there are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Italy in December is typically 1.7 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 Italy in December

The average sea water temperature in Italy in December is 15.7° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Italy in December

The average total rainfall in Italy in December is 2.5cm and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Italy in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Italy in December is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Italy in December is typically 87.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.3% in the previous month and 88.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Italy in December is typically 73.8%. The average relative humidity is 76.2% in the previous month and 75.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Italy in December

The average maximum wind speed in Italy in December is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Italy in December is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

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

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