Petra
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Petra, Greece

An aerial panoramic view of the village of Petra in Greece, the beautiful waters, and the rest of Lesvos Island and Mythimna region
An aerial panoramic view of the village of Petra in Greece, the beautiful waters, and the rest of Lesvos Island and Mythimna region
The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in Petra, Greece, with average temperature varying between 13°C (55.4°F) and 7°C (44.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an enjoyable 16°C (60.8°F) in November, to a mild 13°C (55.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Petra, is 7°C (44.6°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 129mm (5.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Petra, the average seawater temperature is 16.3°C (61.3°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.3°C (61.3°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 9.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Petra is December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

January, November 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 hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Petra?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 13°C (55.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

How much does it rain in Petra in December?

In Petra, during December, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 129mm (5.1") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Petra?

The month with the most rainfall in Petra is December when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 129mm (5.1") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Petra?

In Petra, Greece, the average seawater temperature in December is 16.3°C (61.3°F). Swimming in 16.3°C (61.3°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 Petra?

The month with the shortest days in Petra, Greece, is December, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Petra is 9.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Petra?

With an average of 4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Petra, Greece.

How long on average sun shines in December in Petra?

In December, the average sunshine in Petra, Greece, is 4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Petra?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Petra, Greece, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Petra, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 13°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (11°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (5°C).

Average rainfall in December - Petra, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 129mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (129mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (7mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Petra, 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 and September (4 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Petra, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in December: 16.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Petra, Greece
  • Average daylight in December: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 14h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).