What’s the weather like in Berlin in December?
Visitors love coming to Germany’s historic capital this month to explore its exciting sights, attraction and parks at Christmas. The Berlin weather in December will be crisp and with some wintery showers, so wrap up warm during your amazing city break.
Berlin’s found in the east of Germany, close to the border with Poland. Cities in the east usually have lower temperatures than those in the west and south, but Berlin is an exception. Its buildings and landscape help to create an insulating effect and can stop the weather being as cold as in nearly rural spots. There may be some snowfall in Berlin in December.
The weather in Berlin in December has an average daytime high temperature of 3°C. In the sunshine, this may sometimes rise by a few degrees, but can also drop below freezing. At night it’ll be chilly and gloves and a scarf are good items to pack. December is the winter month with the highest rainfall and you can expect 51mm during 15 rain-affected days. The clouds can be broken by welcoming sunshine, and on average, the German capital has two to three hours of sun each day at Christmas time. Berlin has low humidity and UV levels in December and the wind speed is only slightly higher than summer and autumn.