London weather in December (Greater London, United Kingdom)

Most people don't tend to visit London during December since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in London in December lies at 9.0°C (48.2°F). The average minimum temperature is 3.4°C (38.12°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 56mm (2.2 inches). There are generally around 10 rainy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 54 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in December? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring some warm clothes.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

For other monthly average weather and what to do in December look at the numbers below.

 

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 3 °C
Max Temperature 9 °C
Chance of Rain 34%
Precipitation 56mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 54

Where to stay in London

Where to go in the United Kingdom in December

Find out more about the weather in the United Kingdom 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 / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Weather Forecasts for London (Greater London)

Tue   Feb 07
7°C | -1°C
NE 7 km/h
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

Wed   Feb 08
7°C | -2°C
S 11 km/h
0.1 mm
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

Thu   Feb 09
9°C | 0°C
NW 11 km/h
0.1 mm
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

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