Palekastro
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Palekastro, Greece

The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Palekastro, Greece, with average temperature fluctuating between 17°C (62.6°F) and 11°C (51.8°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an agreeable 20°C (68°F) in November, to a comfortable 17°C (62.6°F). In December, in Palekastro, the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

Rainfall

In Palekastro, in December, during 12 rainfall days, 113mm (4.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Palekastro, there are 68 rainfall days, and 599mm (23.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Palekastro, the average seawater temperature in December is 18°C (64.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18°C (64.4°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

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in December in Palekastro?

In Palekastro, Greece, in December, the average high-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

How much does it rain in Palekastro in December?

In Palekastro, during December, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 113mm (4.4") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Palekastro?

In December, the average sea temperature in Palekastro 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 Palekastro?

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

How many hours of daylight does Palekastro have in December?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Palekastro?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Palekastro?

In December, the average sunshine in Palekastro, Greece, is 5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Palekastro?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Palekastro?

In Palekastro, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Palekastro, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 17°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in December - Palekastro, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 113mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (128mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Palekastro, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Palekastro, 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 January, February and March (16°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Palekastro, 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

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Palekastro, 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).