The climate in Aberdeen during December can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.
December is in the winter in Aberdeen and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (44°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||6.6°C 43.8°F|
|Nightly temperature||1.3°C 34.3°F|
|Average temperature||3.9°C 39°F|
|Daily sunshine||1.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||70 mm 2.8 ins|
|Rainy days||18 days|
|Sea temperature||9.3°C 48.8°F|
|Windspeed||19.8kph 12 mph|
On average December is the 5th wettest month of the year in Aberdeen with around 70mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.9 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 Aberdeen in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||July||16.9°C 62.4°F|
|Driest month:||April||51mm 2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||5.6°C 42.1°F|
|Wettest month:||January||77mm 3ins|