Average Snowfall for the United Kingdom in December





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities and towns in the United Kingdom.

The numbers are for how many days it snows this month and the amount of snow on the ground. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1961 to 1990.

You can jump to a separate table for each country: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

England

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4 Birmingham 5.9 15.1
1 Bournemouth 0.9 2.4
3 London 3.2 8.2
3 Manchester 1.9 4.8
1 Plymouth 0.4 1.0
2 Ramsgate 1.1 2.9

Wales

Total amount of snow in December on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2 Aberporth 1.7 4.2
2 Cardiff 1.6 4.0
1 Valley, Anglesey 0.3 0.8

Scotland

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6 Aberdeen 8.7 22.1
3 Edinburgh 2.4 6.1
6 Forres 3.5 8.9
8 Lerwick, Shetland Islands 8.3 21.0
4 Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 2.8 7.1
2 Tiree, Inner Hebrides 0.6 1.5

Northern Ireland

Average December snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3 Belfast 1.8 4.6
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

United Kingdom Snowfall
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