Whistler Weather in December

What's the weather like in Whistler (British Columbia) in December 2024?

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

December is in the winter in Whistler and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -2°C (29°F), whilst at night -8°C (18°F) is normal.

Whistler weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -1.6°C 29.1°F
Nightly temperature -7.6°C 18.3°F
Average temperature -4.6°C 23.7°F
Daily sunshine 1.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 216 mm 8.5 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 7.5°C 45.6°F
Humidity 83%
Windspeed 12.6kph 8 mph

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Whistler with around 216mm 8.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.9 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Whistler

Whistler average temperature in December

December rainfall

Whistler average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Whistler 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 Whistler in December 2024.

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Whistler weather stats

Whistler weather statistics
Hottest month: August 16.8°C 62.2°F
Driest month: July 66mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: July 9hrs
Coldest month: January -2.1°C 28.2°F
Wettest month: December 216mm 8.5ins
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