Average weather in December in Calgary (Alberta), Canada

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Calgary in December is -12.7°C (9.14°F). December is a dry month with an average of 25mm (1.0in) rain. It rains on average a total of 8 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around -0.6°C (30.92°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 112 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


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

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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 -12 °C
Max Temperature 0 °C
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 25mm
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 112

Where to stay in Calgary

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
1/10
Walking
1/10
Camping
2/10
Outdoor sports
1/10

Weather Forecasts for Calgary (Alberta)

TUE Jan 18
-16°C | -21°C
Moderate or heavy snow showers

Moderate or heavy snow showers

WED Jan 19
-11°C | -21°C
Freezing fog

Freezing fog

THU Jan 20
3°C | -13°C
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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