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.
|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|
|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.
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 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||August||21.7°C 71.1°F|
|Driest month:||September||98mm 3.9ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-0.6°C 30.9°F|
|Wettest month:||December||160mm 6.3ins|