Venice weather in December (Veneto, Italy)

People don't tend to visit Venice in December since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Venice in December lies at 8.6°C (47.48°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 1.5°C (34.7°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is moderate with an average of 82mm (3.2 inches). There are generally around 11 rainy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 78 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Venice, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 34 °F  
Max Temperature 47 °F  
Water Temperature 55 °F *  
Chance of Rain 38%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 81% *  
Sunshine 78 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 28% *  

Where to stay in Venice

Where to go in Italy in December

Find out more about the weather in Italy 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Venice should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since it can be a bit chilly during this period. With a water temperature of around 13.2°C (55.76°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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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