Nanaimo Weather in December

What's the weather like in Nanaimo (British Columbia) in December 2022?

The climate in Nanaimo during December can be summarized as cool and very wet.

December is in the winter in Nanaimo and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (42°F), whilst at night -0°C (32°F) is normal.

Nanaimo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 5.7°C 42.2°F
Nightly temperature -0.1°C 31.9°F
Average temperature 2.8°C 37°F
Daily sunshine 1.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 213 mm 8.4 ins
Rainy days 20 days
Sea temperature 8.2°C 46.7°F
Humidity 87%
Windspeed 17.6kph 11 mph

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Nanaimo with around 213mm 8.4 inches of rain making it a very wet 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 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Nanaimo

Nanaimo average temperature in December

December rainfall

Nanaimo average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo in December 2022.

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Nanaimo weather stats

Nanaimo weather statistics
Hottest month: August 23.2°C 73.8°F
Driest month: July 28mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: August 8.6hrs
Coldest month: January 5.2°C 41.4°F
Wettest month: December 213mm 8.4ins
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