December weather forecast and climate
Malia, Greece

December, the first month of the winter, in Malia, is also a mild month, with average temperature ranging between max 15°C (59°F) and min 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is 15°C (59°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Malia, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 148mm (5.8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 74 rainfall days, and 818mm (32.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 18°C (64.4°F). For most, swimming in 18°C (64.4°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

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 2, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Malia. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 Malia?

In December, in Malia, the average high-temperature is 15°C (59°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

How much does it rain in Malia in December?

In December, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 148mm (5.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in December in Malia?

In Malia, the average seawater temperature in December is 18°C (64.4°F). Swimming in 18°C (64.4°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 Malia?

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

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Malia?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Malia have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Malia?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Malia, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Malia?

In Malia, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Malia, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 15°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (13°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (7°C).

Average rainfall in December - Malia, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 148mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (169mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (2mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Malia, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in December: 18°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 - Malia, 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

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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