Rhodes
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Rhodes, Greece

The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece with the vast rocky area beyond
The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece with the vast rocky area beyond
December, the first month of the winter, in Rhodes, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature varying between 10.4°C (50.7°F) and 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an agreeable 20.1°C (68.2°F) in November, to an enjoyable 16.6°C (61.9°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 10.4°C (50.7°F).

Humidity

The most humid month in Rhodes, Greece, is December, with an average relative humidity of 72.4%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 15.4 days and typically aggregates up to 157.4mm (6.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°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

The month with the shortest days in Rhodes is December, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Rhodes are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Rhodes?

In December, in Rhodes, Greece, the average high-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.4°C (50.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Rhodes?

With an average relative humidity of 72.4%, December is the most humid month in Rhodes, Greece.

What is the average humidity in December in Rhodes?

The average relative humidity in December is 72.4%.

How much does it rain in Rhodes in December?

In December, in Rhodes, the rain falls for 15.4 days. Throughout December, 157.4mm (6.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Rhodes?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Rhodes. Rain falls for 15.4 days and accumulates 157.4mm (6.2") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in Rhodes?

In December, the average sea temperature in Rhodes is 18.8°C (65.8°F). For most, swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Rhodes?

December has the shortest days of the year in Rhodes, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Rhodes have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rhodes?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rhodes have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Rhodes is 5h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Rhodes?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Rhodes 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 - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 16.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 10.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average humidity in December: 72.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (72.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (57.6%).

Average rainfall in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 157.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (157.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.2mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in December: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in December: 18.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 14h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Rhodes, 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).