Jerusalem weather in December (Jerusalem District, Israel)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Jerusalem in December lies at 17.4°C (63.32°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 7.7°C (45.86°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is moderate with an average of 55mm (2.2 inches). There are generally around 8 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 192 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Jerusalem, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 7 °C  
Max Temperature 17 °C  
Chance of Rain 28%  
Precipitation 54mm  
Rainy days 8 days  
Humidity 56% *  
Sunshine 192 hrs *  

Where to stay in Jerusalem

Where to go in Israel in December

Find out more about the weather in Israel in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in December? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes, as some days or part of the day it can be nice and warm, while other times it can get quite chilly. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Outdoor sports

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