Mongolia Weather in December

Mongolia weather is very terrible in December. It is frigid during the daytime, the average maximum temperature is only a pretty cold -10℃ (14℉). And it becomes colder at night, the average minimum temperature drops to -22℃ (-7.6℉). Tourists do not need to worry about rain, because there is only 3mm (0.12in) rainfall in the whole month. The overall snowfall in December is 6.1mm (0.24in). It will be very difficult to travel if it snows.
The hottest cities in Mongolia in December:
Moron: 23.7℃(74.7℉); Dalanzadgad: -12℃(10.4℉)
The coolest cities in Mongolia in December:
Altay: -26.2℃(-15.2℉); Bayanhongor: -20℃(-4℉)

Averages for Mongolia Weather in December

High Temperature
-10°C (14°F)
Low Temperature
-22°C (-7.6°F)
3 mm (0.12 in)
08:20 ~ 08:42
16:59 ~ 17:07

December Temperatures in Mongolia

What to Wear
Mongolia climate in December is really very cold. It may be better during the day, but at night it is really very unbearable. Therefore, tourists should better to wear thick thermal clothes, woolen sweaters, jackets, winter pants and other warm clothes. At the same time, you should also prepare warm-keeping products such as hats, scarves, masks, gloves, etc. It is best to choose thick down jacket as coat. Shoes are only allowed to wear thick ugg boots. Because if shoes are not warm, there is no way to walk in such a cold weather. In addition, you should wear a pair of sunglasses, because photokeratitis is very easy to happen there.
December Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
Tourism Rate:

In December, Moron is the warmest city in such a country of ice and snow. Tourists can have a visit in Moron. It is the political, economic and cultural center of Khovsgol Province. In November 1809, the temple of Moron was built on the banks of the Moron River. By the beginning of the 20th century, it had developed into a town with 1300 lamas. Unfortunately, the temple was destroyed in 1937. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Moron River. The most famous scenic spot in Moron is Khovsgol Lake, it is the largest freshwater lake in Mongolia. It is known as the "Oriental Blue Pearl", and the Khovsgol scenic spot is called "Switzerland in the East". It was designated by Mongolia as one of the four national parks in 1992. There are 68 kinds of mammals in the lake area, including wild goats, argali, sheep, elk, reindeer, musk deer, brown bear, bobcat, mink, wolf, beaver, etc., 244 species of birds and 9 species of fish including Siberian trout. It is reported that there are about 40,000 tourists to Khovsgol Lake every year.

Mongolia's special food should not be missed. Kumis and roasted mutton are their favorite foods in daily life and delicacies for guests. Kumis has the effects of dispelling cold, relaxing the muscles and stimulating the blood circulation, invigorating stomach, etc. Drinking a bowl of Kumis can absolutely make you feel warm in the cold winter.

December Weather of Major Mongolia Cities
Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
High Low
0°C/ 32°F -23°C / -9.4°F 06:25/ 21:32 44
-8°C / 17.6°F -25°C / -13°F 06:20/ 21:07 64
-3°C / 26.6°F -22°C / -7.6°F 06:56/ 21:38 79
-5°C / 23°F -15°C / 5°F 06:45/ 20:30 83
-15°C / 5°F -25°C / -13°F 06:08/ 20:13 72
-13°C / 8.6°F -23°C / -9.4°F 06:23/ 21:22 73
-1°C / 30.2°F
-23°C / -9.4°F 06:41/ 20:34 79
-5°C / 23°F -22°C / -7.6°F 06:51/ 21:35 75
0°C / 32°F -17°C / 1.4°F 06:58/ 21:36 72
-9°C / 15.8°F   -24°C / -11.2°F 06:44/ 20:48 57
-14°C / 6.8°F
-26°C / -14.8°F
06:29/ 21:28