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Florence: December Weather Averages

Daily averages for December
  Temperature 45°F


Low Temperature 37°F


  High Temperature 52°F


  Sunshine Hours 5 hrs
  Chance of Sunny Day 16 %
  Rainfall 80mm
  Rainfall days 13 days
  Chance of Rain 41 %
  Chance of Cloudy Day 38 %
  Sea Temperature 64°F


Chance of Windy Day 5 %
  Chance of Fog Day 25%
  Chance of Snow Day 3%

Daily averages for December

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
°C 9 9 11 9 10 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
°F 48 48 52 48 50 48 48 48 46 46 46 46 46 46 46
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
6 6 5 4 5 6 6 7 6 8 8 7 6 7 6 7
43 43 41 39 41 43 43 45 43 46 46 45 43 45 43 45

Averages for Florence in December

In the Tuscany region of Italy, at the centre of the Provence of Florence, is the capital city of Florence. Florence was once known in the 14th century for creating quality weaved wool, which has been the most important industry in the middle ages for the city. Now, it is tourism that is first in line followed by manufacturing and commerce as source of economic stability for the city.

December is a cold month for Florence as the daytime temperatures highs only get to about 10°C (50°F). It’s still not as cold as January but it can be uncomfortable if one isn’t prepared with the necessary warm clothing.


The evening temperatures can be as low as 2°C (36°F) so warm clothing and a well heated accommodation are extremely important for comfort during a visit in December.


There are fewer tourists in the city of Florence this month and it’s the perfect time to visit and spend the holidays despite cold of the weather. This time of the year, visitors can see and do all of the things there are to do without having to wait in the long lines and deal with the larger crowds of people that are around in the summertime. It’s also a good time of the year for travellers to get extremely good deals on accommodation and on shopping.


It’s cool but not too cold to enjoy strolling along the piazzas and window shopping at the various shops around the city. Many restaurants and bars run specials on food and drinks so it’s also a great time to get acquainted with the many splendid dishes that the Tuscan chefs have created over years. Of course, having a good bottle of wine with a good meal is a must and there’s no better place in Italy to get good wine that in Florence.


The Hotel Alba Palace, just near the Santa Maria Novella cloisters in the centre of the historical district of Florence, is a breathtaking hotel in one of the nicest locations in Florence. Guests will find rooms that are extremely cosy and that the service is nearly unparalleled in the city. The hotel offers room service, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi internet access, a bar and lounge and pets are allowed. This is one of those budget places that doesn’t feel like anything is being skimped on. The location is very central and guests will find traversing the city from the hotel is not at all difficult. There are a number of restaurants and shops located nearby, as well.


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