What’s the weather like in Venice in December?
December is one of the coldest times to visit Venice, but don’t let the weather put you off. Venice comes to life in December, with lots of festive decorations in the streets and a warm and welcoming atmosphere around every turn.
Venice weather in December is influenced by its subtropical climate that gives Italy’s Veneto region hot summers and cool, wet winters. It’s a very quiet time to visit the city, which is ideal if you prefer a peaceful setting for your winter holiday. Winds blow in from the northeast that can lower temperatures, so make sure to wear a jacket to keep warm.
Temperatures rarely rise above 7°C in December, which is very cold and it can get even cooler at night when temperatures lower to 0°C. You’ll need to dress warmly with thick layers and don’t forget to pack an umbrella as there’s 54mm of rainfall spread over ten days of the month. The sea is freezing at just 13°C and winds travel at around 7mph. You’ll have nine hours of sunlight per day with an average humidity of 64%.