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Average weather December in Moscow (Moscow region), Russia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Moscow in December is -8.0°C (17.6°F). The amount of rain/snow in December is normal with an average of 56mm (2.2in). The average maximum temperature lies around -4.0°C (24.8°F). During the night it can be extremely cold as well. In this month you will hardly see any sunshine with 19 hours of sun the whole period.

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Moscow should plan on bringing snow boots and a warm winter jacket since there will be many periods of snow.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Moscow? Find out where to stay here.

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

Monthly averages

Min Temperature -8.0°C
Max Temperature -4.0°C
Chance of Rain 63.3%
Precipitation 56mm
Rainy Days 19
Windspeed 14.4kmph
Humidity 87%
Sunshine Hours 19
Percentage Sunshine 9%

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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