UK weather in December 2021

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The December weather guide for UK shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How warm is it in the UK in December?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 8°C in London, UK in December, falling to 2°C at night.

How sunny is it in the UK in December?

There are normally 1 hour of bright sunshine each day in London, UK in December - that's 18% of daylight hours.

Does it rain in the UK in December?

There are usually 14 days with some rain in London, UK in December and the average monthly rainfall is 59mm.

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UK sunrise & sunset times for December 2021

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for UK in December 2021. Select a month to view UK sunrise & sunset times for the next 12 months. The UK sunrise and sunset times shown below are for London.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st December 2021 07:44 15:55
Thursday, 16th December 2021 08:01 15:52
Friday, 31st December 2021 08:06 16:01
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