Maleme
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Maleme, Greece

The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Maleme, Greece, with average temperature fluctuating between 16°C (60.8°F) and 10°C (50°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Maleme, during the entire year, the rain falls for 72 days and collects up to 647mm (25.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Maleme, the average seawater temperature in December is 17°C (62.6°F). For most, swimming in 17°C (62.6°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Maleme, Greece.

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 low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in December in Maleme?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Maleme?

In Maleme, in December, during 13 rainfall days, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Maleme?

In Maleme, in December, the average water temperature is 17°C (62.6°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17°C (62.6°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 Maleme?

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

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Maleme?

January and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Maleme have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Maleme is 4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Maleme?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Maleme is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Maleme, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 16°C

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

  • Average low temperature in December: 10°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in December - Maleme, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 104mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (137mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (2mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Maleme, 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 July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Maleme, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Maleme, 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: 4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Maleme, 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).