The climate in Peterhead during December can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.
December is in the winter in Peterhead and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (44°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||6.8°C 44.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||1.8°C 35.2°F|
|Average temperature||4.3°C 39.7°F|
|Daily sunshine||1.5 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||73 mm 2.9 ins|
|Rainy days||20 days|
|Sea temperature||9.2°C 48.5°F|
|Windspeed||24.1kph 15 mph|
On average December is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Peterhead with around 73mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 1.5 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 Peterhead in December 2023.
|Hottest month:||August||16.3°C 61.3°F|
|Driest month:||February||50mm 2ins|
|Coldest month:||February||5.7°C 42.3°F|
|Wettest month:||November||82mm 3.2ins|