Chania
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Chania, Greece

The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Chania, Greece, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.2°C (61.2°F) and 9.3°C (48.7°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a comfortable 19.6°C (67.3°F) in November, to a still enjoyable 16.2°C (61.2°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 9.3°C (48.7°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Chania, Greece, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout December, 93.9mm (3.7") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Chania, Greece, there are 63.8 rainfall days, and 652.5mm (25.69") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Chania, in December, the average water temperature is 17.9°C (64.2°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.9°C (64.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Chania is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 3.9h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Chania?

In December, in Chania, Greece, the average high-temperature is 16.2°C (61.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.3°C (48.7°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Chania?

In December, in Chania, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout December, 93.9mm (3.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Chania?

In Chania, the average seawater temperature in December is 17.9°C (64.2°F). Swimming in 17.9°C (64.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Chania?

With an average of 9.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Chania have in December?

In Chania, the average length of the day in December is 9.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Chania have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Chania is 3.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Chania?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Chania.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Chania?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Chania is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Chania, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 16.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 9.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°C).

Average rainfall in December - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 93.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (141.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1.3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Chania, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.9°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Chania, Greece
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in December - Chania, Greece
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).