Roskilde weather in December (Region Sjælland, Denmark)

How is the weather in Roskilde in December? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In December, Roskilde generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. December is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 6°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 1°C.

Roskilde in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 56 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 16 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 40 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Roskilde. June, July and August typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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


Roskilde, monthly averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 0.6°C  
Max Temperature 5.7°C  
Chance of Rain 54%  
Precipitation 56 mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Humidity 86% *  
Sunshine 40 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 8% *  
* Data from: Copenhagen, Denmark (30 KM, 19 Miles).

Where to go in Denmark in December

Find out more about the weather in Denmark 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 should you wear in Roskilde in December?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

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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