Delhi Weather in December


Season: Cool Season or Winter

Delhi weather in December is generally favorable for visiting the capital city. As one of the coolest months of the year, December features chill and rainless weather with an average temperature of 16℃ (61℉). Its daily high temperature typically peaks at about 23℃ (73℉) while the average lowest temperature could lie at 8 ℃ (46℉). Only 14mm of precipitation may happen this month and there are around 2 rainy days. December also sees a bit high of humidity, about 71%.

Delhi in December receives a large number of visitors thanks to its cool weather. However, due to Christmas and New Year, prices for accommodation and flights also soar up. Travelers should re-book tickets and hotels as early as possible.  


Averages for Delhi Weather in December

Temperature: 16°C / 61°F
High Temperature: 23°C / 73°F
Low Temperature: 8°C / 46°F
Humidity: 71%
Rainfall: 14 mm
Rainy Days: 2 days
Sunrise: 06:09 ~ 06:30
Sunset: 17:24 ~ 17:36

What to Wear in Delhi in December

Some warm clothes should be prepared and packed for your Delhi trip in December. Some inner layers include thin knit wears, thin sweaters, long sleeve shirts, and comfortable underwear. As for outfits, thin clothes and thicker ones are both needed. Thin jackets and overcoats are suitable for warm afternoons while thick jackets or baseball jackets should be changed in the cool mornings and late evenings.       
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Top Things to Do in Delhi in December

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Referring to the top things to do in Delhi in December, the first one should be exploring the historical Mughal architectural heritages. Visit the impressive Red Fort and review the city’s history in the ancient Qutub Minar high tower. Stroll around to appreciate the gorgeous structure of Humayun's Tomb and enjoy a picnic at the peaceful Lodhi Garden. Take a tuk-tuk to explore old Delhi, and go shopping and savor delicious street snacks in Chandni Chowk. Khan Market is full of high-end shops, great cafes and fine dining options, good for wandering and having a big meal. To welcome Christmas and New Year’s Day, various live music parties and concerts can also be expected in Delhi during the holiday.    


1. Pay attention to changing clothes according to temperature as the temperature difference in Delhi in December is so large between days and nights. 
2. It is suggested to dress modestly when visiting the religious sanctuary, and the clothes should cover the shoulders and be below the knees.
- Last updated on Apr. 14, 2023 by Kate Liu -