December weather forecast
Rhodes, Greece

The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece
The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Rhodes, Greece, with an average temperature fluctuating between 14.2°C (57.6°F) and 16.3°C (61.3°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a pleasant 20°C (68°F) in November to an enjoyable 16.3°C (61.3°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 14.2°C (57.6°F).

Humidity

In Rhodes, the average relative humidity in December is 67%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13.6 days and accumulates 80mm (3.15") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Rhodes, the average water temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F).
Note: 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

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 44min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 16:52. On the last day of December, in Rhodes, sunrise is at 07:18 and sunset at 17:01 EET.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Rhodes is 6.4h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Rhodes?

In December, the average relative humidity in Rhodes is 67%.

What is the rainiest month in Rhodes?

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13.6 days and accumulates 80mm (3.15") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Rhodes in December?

In Rhodes, during December, the rain falls for 13.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 80mm (3.15") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, Greece, in December, the average water temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F). Swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°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 Rhodes?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 44min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December is 9h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Rhodes?

On the first day of December in Rhodes, Greece, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 16:52. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:18 and sunset at 17:01 EET.

How long on average sun shines in December in Rhodes?

The average sunshine duration in December in Rhodes, Greece, is 6.4h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Rhodes, Greece, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in December in Rhodes?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Rhodes, Greece, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average temperature in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 16.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 14.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°C).

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Average pressure in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average pressure in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average pressure in December: 1017.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1007.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average wind speed in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average wind speed in December: 20km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (22.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (14.9km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average humidity in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average humidity in December: 67%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, April and June (70%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (66%).

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Average rainfall in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average rainfall in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 80mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (80mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average rainfall days in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.2 days).
The months with the least rainy days are July and August (0.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Rhodes, Greece

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).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 44min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average sunshine days in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average UV index in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average UV index in December: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average cloud cover in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average cloud cover in December: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 2).

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Average visibility in December
Rhodes, Greece

Average visibility in December - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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