Average Weather during December in Swanage (Dorset), United Kingdom

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Swanage in December is 0.0°C (32°F). The amount of rain/snow in December is normal with an average of 71mm (2.8in). This month is known as a chilly month. The average maximum temperature lies around 4.0°C (39.2°F). During the night it can cool down. In this month you will hardly see any sunshine with 46 hours of sun during the whole month.

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Swanage 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

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 0 °C
Max Temperature 4 °C
Chance of Rain 53%
Precipitation 71mm
Rainy Days 16
Sunshine Hours 46

What To Do

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

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

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