Cork Weather in December

What's the weather like in Cork (Munster) in December 2023?

The climate in Cork during December can be summarized as cool and wet.

December is in the winter in Cork and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

Cork weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 9°C 48.2°F
Nightly temperature 4°C 39.2°F
Average temperature 6.5°C 43.7°F
Daily sunshine 1.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 120 mm 4.7 ins
Rainy days 20 days
Sea temperature 11°C 51.7°F
Humidity 92%
Windspeed 22.7kph 14 mph

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Cork with around 120mm 4.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.9 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Cork

Cork average temperature in December

December rainfall

Cork average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Cork average rain in December

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 Cork in December 2023.

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Cork weather stats

Cork weather statistics
Hottest month: July 18.7°C 65.7°F
Driest month: June 61mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: May 6.6hrs
Coldest month: February 8.1°C 46.6°F
Wettest month: December 120mm 4.7ins
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