Average Sunshine in the Netherlands for December

The tables below give December averages for the amount of sunshine at cities and other places in the Netherlands.

Each location has three measures for how much sun it typically gets this month. The number for % Sun is the usual percentage of daylight hours with sunshine.

Hours gives the total hours of sunshine that's normal this month. Days statistics are for the typical number of days in December with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the country: North Netherlands, East Netherlands, West Netherlands and South Netherlands.

North Netherlands covers the provinces of Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe. East Netherlands includes Overijssel, Gelderland and Flevoland. West Netherlands provinces are Utrecht, North Holland, South Holland and Zeeland. South Netherlands has North Brabant and Limburg provinces.

North Netherlands

Total December sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
20 Groningen 48 18
22 Leeuwarden 52 19

East Netherlands

Average amount of sun in December
% Sun Place Hours Days
19 Arnhem 46 16
19 Enschede 46 17
22 Lelystad 54 18

West Netherlands

Average December sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
21 Amsterdam 51 19
21 Den Helder 51 20
21 Goes 52 19
20 Katwijk 49 19
19 Rotterdam 47 18
20 Utrecht 49 18
21 Vlissingen 52 18

South Netherlands

December sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
20 Breda 50 17
20 Eindhoven 48 17
18 Maastricht 45 17

Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut. KNMI Klimatologie. Klimaatatlas. Stationsdata.

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