The climate in Clifden during December can be summarized as cool and wet.
December is in the winter in Clifden and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (49°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||9.2°C 48.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||4.2°C 39.6°F|
|Average temperature||6.7°C 44.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||1.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||124 mm 4.9 ins|
|Rainy days||24 days|
|Sea temperature||10.8°C 51.5°F|
|Windspeed||23kph 14 mph|
On average December is the 4th wettest month of the year in Clifden with around 124mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.4 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Clifden in December 2022.
|Hottest month:||July||17.5°C 63.5°F|
|Driest month:||April||66mm 2.6ins|
|Coldest month:||January||8.3°C 46.9°F|
|Wettest month:||January||137mm 5.4ins|