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Visiting Guernsey, Channel Islands in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (49°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.9cm (0.7inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 20.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Guernsey. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (54°F). December is too cold for swimming in Guernsey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Guernsey in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (49°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.9cm (0.7inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 20.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Guernsey in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Guernsey for any length of time, with the sea water at 12°C (54°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Guernsey?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (49°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.9cm (0.7inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 20.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Guernsey. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (54°F). December is too cold for swimming in Guernsey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Guernsey warm in December?

No, Guernsey is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Guernsey in December is 9°C (49°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (53°) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Guernsey in December is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Guernsey in December?

The average day light hours per day in Guernsey in December are 8.2. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Temperature in Guernsey in December

The average maximum temperature in Guernsey in December is 9°C (49°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Guernsey in December is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Guernsey in December is 6°C (43°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Guernsey in December

During December the average day light hours are 8.2 per day in Guernsey. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Guernsey 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 Guernsey in December

The average sea water temperature in Guernsey in December is 12.1°C (53.8°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Guernsey in December

The average total rainfall in Guernsey in December is 1.9cm (0.7inches) and on average there are 20.2 rainy days in December making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Guernsey in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Guernsey in December is 7°C (45°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Guernsey in December is typically 93.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.1% in the previous month and 94.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Guernsey in December is typically 82.5%. The average relative humidity is 83.1% in the previous month and 85% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Guernsey in December

The average maximum wind speed in Guernsey in December is typically 36KM/H (22MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 33KM/H (21MPH) in the previous month and 36KM/H (22MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Guernsey in December is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

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

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