Peterhead Weather in December

What's the weather like in Peterhead (Scotland) in December 2023?

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.

Peterhead weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 89%
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.

December temperatures in Peterhead

Peterhead average temperature in December

December rainfall

Peterhead average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Peterhead 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 Peterhead in December 2023.

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Peterhead weather stats

Peterhead weather statistics
Hottest month: August 16.3°C 61.3°F
Driest month: February 50mm 2ins
Sunniest month: May 6.3hrs
Coldest month: February 5.7°C 42.3°F
Wettest month: November 82mm 3.2ins
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