Avg weather in December
6 Hrs per day
58 mm per month
86 % avg
14 Mph avg

Stockholm Weather in December

What’s the weather like in Stockholm in December?

The Stockholm weather in December is perfect for a memorable Christmas trip to the pretty Swedish capital. There’s likely to be snowfall around the city, and daytime temperatures will hover around 0°C, with cold and crisp winter conditions as you explore the festive markets.

Geographical influences

Compared to most northern European countries, Stockholm’s quite dry in December. There’ll be some snow, but the city, in the south east of Sweden, is shielded from wet Jet Stream conditions by the mountains in neighbouring Norway.


The weather in Stockholm in December is ideal for enjoying the city’s Christmas festivities in picturesque winter conditions. It’s one of the coldest months of the year, with an average daytime high temperature of 1°C. The average night time level is a chilly -3°C. There’s not much sunshine in Stockholm in December. There’s an average of two hours each day from six hours of daylight and the sun sets at around 3pm for much of the month. It’s quite a dry month in this part of Sweden, with just 46mm of rainfall, although snow showers could become heavy. The wind speed’s low, like it is most of the year in Stockholm.

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