Weather in December
marks the onset of winter, with cold temperatures and significant snowfall across the country. High-altitude areas, such as the slopes of Pas de la Casa, experience more severe winter conditions than the lower valleys, including the capital city of Andorra la Vella. Throughout December, average temperatures fluctuate between -2°C and 6°C, with lower regions being slightly warmer than the mountains.
Snowfall in December is substantial, particularly in the mountainous regions. This marks the beginning of the peak ski season, with ski resorts such as Grandvalira and Vallnord opening their slopes to visitors. The heavy snowfall transforms the landscape into a winter wonderland, making December a visually stunning time to visit Andorra.
Comparing December to November
, there is a further decrease in temperature, and snow becomes the dominant form of precipitation. The weather conditions are generally colder and more stable, with consistent snowfall and fewer sunny days. Looking forward to January
, the subsequent month, December is relatively similar in terms of weather conditions, with persistent cold temperatures and heavy snowfall characterising the winter season in Andorra.
- Andorra la Vella - December »
In Andorra la Vella in December, during 10.1 snowfall days, 214mm of snow is typically accumulated. December marks the first month of winter in Andorra la Vella, marked by cold conditions and increased snowfall.
- Canillo - December »
In Canillo, in December, snow falls for 7.8 days, with typically accumulated 85mm of snow. In Canillo, during December, snow falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 85mm of snow.
- Soldeu - December »
In Soldeu, in December, snow falls for 7.8 days, with typically accumulated 85mm of snow. December has the shortest days of the year in Soldeu, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.
- El Tarter - December »
In El Tarter during December, snow falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 85mm of snow. The month with the shortest days in El Tarter is December, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.
- Pal - December »
In Pal during December, snow falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 305mm of snow. With an average of 9h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Pal, Andorra.
- Arinsal - December »
In Arinsal, in December, during 12.3 snowfall days, 305mm of snow is typically accumulated. In Arinsal, in December, snow falls for 12.3 days, with typically accumulated 305mm of snow.