Bethlehem weather in December (Palestinian Territory)

What can you expect from the weather in Bethlehem during December? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In December, the weather in Bethlehem typically experiences pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. December is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 18°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 9°C.

Bethlehem in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 52 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 9 days of the month will see rainfall.

With around 192 hours of sunshine, the weather here is mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm March, April, May, June, October and November typically offer the most agreeable weather. On the other hand, January, February, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as favorable.

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


Bethlehem, monthly averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 9.1°C  
Max Temperature 18.4°C  
Chance of Rain 30%  
Precipitation 52 mm  
Rainy days 9 days  
Humidity 56% *  
Windspeed 18 km/h *  
Sunshine 192 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Jerusalem, Israel (6 KM, 4 Miles).

Where to go in Palestinian Territory in December

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

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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 should you wear in Bethlehem in December?

​ For visitors traveling to Bethlehem, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Bethlehem.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Palestinian Territory? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Palestinian Territory. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.