Karpathos
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Karpathos, Greece

December, the first month of the winter, in Karpathos, is still a comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16°C (60.8°F) and 10°C (50°F).

Temperature

In Karpathos, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from 19°C (66.2°F) in November, to a still comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In Karpathos, Greece, in December, the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Karpathos, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 138mm (5.43") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 78 rainfall days, and 672mm (26.46") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Karpathos, the average seawater temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°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

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

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Karpathos, Greece.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 Karpathos?

In December, in Karpathos, the average high-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

How much does it rain in Karpathos in December?

In December, in Karpathos, Greece, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 138mm (5.43") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in December in Karpathos?

In Karpathos, Greece, in December, the average water temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Karpathos?

December has the shortest days of the year in Karpathos, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Karpathos?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Karpathos?

Months with the least sunshine in Karpathos, Greece, are January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Karpathos?

In Karpathos, the average sunshine in December is 5h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Karpathos?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 16°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 10°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in December - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 138mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (148mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (2 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in December: 18.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.8°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Karpathos, 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: 5h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Karpathos, 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).