Sitia
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Sitia, Greece

A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
December, the first month of the winter, in Sitia, is still a comfortable month, with average temperature ranging between min 10°C (50°F) and max 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In Sitia, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from a pleasant 20°C (68°F) in November, to a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In Sitia, in December, the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

Rainfall

In Sitia, during December, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 116mm (4.6") of precipitation. In Sitia, Greece, during the entire year, the rain falls for 68 days and collects up to 616mm (24.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sitia, the average seawater temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F). Swimming in 18.4°C (65.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Sitia. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
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 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 Sitia?

In Sitia, Greece, in December, the average high-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

How much does it rain in Sitia in December?

In December, in Sitia, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout December, 116mm (4.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Sitia?

In Sitia, in December, the average water temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.4°C (65.1°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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Sitia?

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

How many hours of daylight does Sitia have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 9.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sitia?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Sitia have in December?

In Sitia, the average sunshine in December is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sitia?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Sitia?

In Sitia, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Sitia, Greece
  • Average high temperature in December: 16°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: 10°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in December - Sitia, Greece
  • Average rainfall in December: 116mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (130mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Sitia, 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 - Sitia, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in December: 18.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16.8°C).

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

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Sitia, 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).