Halifax Weather in December

What's the weather like in Halifax (Nova Scotia) in December 2022?

The climate in Halifax during December can be summarized as cold and wet.

December is in the winter in Halifax and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (36°F), whilst at night -6°C (22°F) is normal.

Halifax weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 2.4°C 36.2°F
Nightly temperature -5.8°C 21.7°F
Average temperature -1.7°C 28.9°F
Daily sunshine 3.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 160 mm 6.3 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 4.8°C 40.7°F
Humidity 82%
Windspeed 19.1kph 12 mph

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Halifax with around 160mm 6.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.3 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Halifax

Halifax average temperature in December

December rainfall

Halifax average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Halifax 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 Halifax in December 2022.

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Halifax weather stats

Halifax weather statistics
Hottest month: August 21.7°C 71.1°F
Driest month: September 98mm 3.9ins
Sunniest month: August 7.5hrs
Coldest month: January -0.6°C 30.9°F
Wettest month: December 160mm 6.3ins
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