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Lyon Weather in December, France

Lyon Averages December

LYON AVERAGES FOR DECEMBER

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month

    Temperature

    4°C
    40°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

    7°C
    45°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

    2°C
    36°F
  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    1 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    11 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall

    60 mm

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Lyon Daily Averages December

DAILY AVERAGES FOR DECEMBER

December 2024
Sun
1 Avg 36º
Mon
2 Avg 36º
Tue
3 Avg 39º
Wed
4 Avg 39º
Thu
5 Avg 41º
Fri
6 Avg 39º
Sat
7 Avg 41º
8 Avg 37º
9 Avg 36º
10 Avg 41º
11 Avg 39º
12 Avg 39º
13 Avg 45º
14 Avg 45º
15 Avg 45º
16 Avg 43º
17 Avg 43º
18 Avg 41º
19 Avg 45º
20 Avg 45º
21 Avg 43º
22 Avg 46º
23 Avg 46º
24 Avg 45º
25 Avg 45º
26 Avg 43º
27 Avg 41º
28 Avg 37º
29 Avg 39º
30 Avg 41º
31 Avg -
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December Weather Averages

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Lyon is a metropolitan city filled with rich culture, delicious food and good wine. It doesn't take long to witness this and that's why it's visited a lot, especially by tourists hungry for French culture.

December in Lyon means cold weather and the average daily high temperature will be around 6°C (43°F).

It gets even colder at night when the temperature can be expected to drop down to around 1°C (34°F). Visitors are advised to frequently check the local weather for Lyon prior to their arrival so that they will be prepared.

December's precipitation averages out to be about 57mm or a little more than 2 inches. There are generally only 4 hours of sunshine per day and visitors should expect some form of precipitation on approximately 14 to 15 days of the month. This can vary from light rain showers to snow flurries.

Many tourists arrive specifically to witness the Fête des Lumières or Festival of Lights, a traditional celebration of thanksgiving to Mother Mary. Nearly every household in the city will celebrate by placing candles, either real or electric, in each window of their house thereby creating a stunning visual effect throughout the entire city.

The most impressive displays are at the Place des Terreaux, which plays host to a number of spectacular light shows every year and the Basilica of Fourvière which is marvellously lit up with many different colours.

Accommodation should be booked in advance to avoid running into any problems finding a decent place to stay. The Best Western Hotel du Pont Wilson on Rue Mazenod is very near to the old city of Lyon and is great value for money. Most agree that the rooms are comfortable and the price is right for the budget minded traveller. They offer suites, room service, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, in-room mini-bar, in-room safe, and the bathrooms have a bathtub as well as a shower.

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