Average weather in December in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Rhône-Alps), France

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in December is -5.7°C (21.74°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 111mm (4.4in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 3.0°C (37.4°F). You will hardly see any sun with 75 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

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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 -5 °C
Max Temperature 3 °C
Chance of Rain 35%
Precipitation 111mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 75

 

Where to stay in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Where to go in France in December

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

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 / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Rhône-Alps)

SUN   Dec 04
4°C | -8°C
E 14 kmph
0.4 mm
Light freezing rain

Light freezing rain

MON   Dec 05
3°C | -12°C
S 10 kmph
11.3 mm
Moderate or heavy snow showers

Moderate or heavy snow showers

TUE   Dec 06
6°C | -12°C
SE 10 kmph

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