December is one of the coldest months of the year in London and the temperature approximately falls between 20c to 90c. The sunshine time would be very less in half of the month and you can expect rain at least 10 to 15 days in a month.
December is a special month in London and the Christmas celebrations are done in an energetic manner throughout the city. This is one of the best times to visit the city and to join the celebrations and fun if you can tolerate the weather.
If you are planning to be in London in December, make sure you extend your trip for a month or more to visit attractions, exhibitions, do shopping and much more. A majority of the attractions, places and other exhibitions are closed on 25th December (Christmas Day) and on 26th December (Boxing Day). There is no public transport service on the day of Christmas and reduced services are available on the Boxing Day. The roads are busy a week before the Christmas day of every year and it is advisable not to plan for shopping at the last moment, especially if you are new to the capital.
Tourists plan a visit to London at the end of the year for various reasons including Christmas celebration, shopping and a pleasant visit in the cold weather. A wide range of Christmas shops, special restaurant deals, river cruises, Christmas events, prayers and lots more are available throughout the month.
A pair of gloves, umbrella, macs, moisturising lotions and lip balms is essential if you are planning a trip to London in December. The shopping streets, attractions and many other places are decorated with Christmas lights and trees and the giant Christmas tree at the Trafalgar Square is not to be missed. This is one of the best places in the capital city to enjoy an enthusiastic celebration.
A range of restaurants is available in London and this is the best time to treat your tongue with an assortment of recipes, drinks and lots more. Plan for an afternoon tea experience on a cloudy day and is the topmost thing to do for this season. Celebrate your Christmas in London’s snowy weather this year.