St. Gallen weather in December (St.Gallen Canton, Switzerland)

People don't tend to visit St. Gallen in December since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in St. Gallen in December lies at 4.5°C (40.1°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -1.9°C (28.58°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is high with an average of 117mm (4.6 inchec). There are generally around 14 snowy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 48 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


St. Gallen, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature -1 °C  
Max Temperature 4 °C  
Chance of Rain 49%  
Precipitation 117mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 80%  
Sunshine 48 hrs  
Percentage Sunshine 25%  

Where to go in Switzerland in December

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland 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? Visitors traveling to St. Gallen should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat 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.

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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