Maastricht weather in December (Limburg, Netherlands)

Curious about the December weather in Maastricht? This guide provides all the details you need.

In December, Maastricht generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. December is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 7°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 2°C.

Maastricht in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 85 mm for the month. With this being the wettest month, keeping an umbrella on hand might save you from getting wet from a sudden shower. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 19 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 55 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Maastricht. June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Maastricht climate page with graphs.

 

Maastricht, monthly averages in December

Min Temperature 2°C  
Max Temperature 7°C  
Chance of Rain 63%  
Precipitation 85 mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 88%  
Windspeed 18 km/h  
Sunshine 55 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 21%  

Where to go in the Netherlands in December

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Maastricht in December?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

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

Interested in more climate information?

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