Helgoland weather in December (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)

People don't tend to visit Helgoland in December since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Helgoland in December lies at 7.1°C (44.78°F). Usually it is the warmest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 4.7°C (40.46°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is moderate with an average of 76mm (3.0 inches). There are generally around 19 rainy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 50 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Helgoland, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 4 °C  
Max Temperature 7 °C  
Water Temperature 7 °C *  
Chance of Rain 63%  
Precipitation 76mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 89% *  
Sunshine 50 hrs *  
* Data from: Emden, Germany (102 KM, 63 Miles).

Where to stay in Helgoland


Where to go in Germany in December

Find out more about the weather in Germany 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? With a water temperature of around 7.0°C (44.6°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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