Irkutsk weather in December (Irkutsk Region, Russia)

This month is known as an extremely cold month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Irkutsk in December lies at -10.0°C (14°F). The average minimum temperature is -19.0°C (-2.2°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

December is a dry month with an average of 17mm (0.7 inches) of rain. There are generally around 0 snowy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 65 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Irkutsk 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 -19 °C
Max Temperature -10 °C
Chance of Rain 0%
Precipitation 17mm
Rainy Days 0
Sunshine Hours 65

Where to stay in Irkutsk

Where to go in Russia in December

Find out more about the weather in Russia 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.

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Irkutsk (Irkutsk Region)

Wed   Feb 08
-8°C | -20°C
NW 4 km/h
0.2 mm
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Thu   Feb 09
-7°C | -19°C
SE 11 km/h
0.1 mm
broken clouds and no rain

broken clouds and no rain

Fri   Feb 10
-10°C | -19°C
NW 7 km/h
1.8 mm
overcast and slight snow

overcast and slight snow

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