Giardini Naxos
Italy
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Giardini Naxos, Italy

The scenic Giardini Naxos in Taormina, Italy seen from Via Teatro Greco, with a magnificent view of Mount Etna
The scenic Giardini Naxos in Taormina, Italy seen from Via Teatro Greco, with a magnificent view of Mount Etna
The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Giardini Naxos, Italy, with average temperature varying between 8°C (46.4°F) and 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from 19°C (66.2°F) in November, to a still comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In Giardini Naxos, in December, the average low-temperature is 8°C (46.4°F).

Rainfall

In Giardini Naxos, in December, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 94mm (3.7") of accumulated precipitation. In Giardini Naxos, Italy, during the entire year, the rain falls for 79 days and collects up to 655mm (25.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Giardini Naxos, the average seawater temperature in December is 17.2°C (63°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.2°C (63°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 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Giardini Naxos 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. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: 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 Giardini Naxos?

In December, in Giardini Naxos, the average high-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 8°C (46.4°F).

How much does it rain in Giardini Naxos in December?

In December, in Giardini Naxos, Italy, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 94mm (3.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Giardini Naxos?

In December, the average sea temperature in Giardini Naxos is 17.2°C (63°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.2°C (63°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 Giardini Naxos?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Giardini Naxos have in December?

In Giardini Naxos, the average length of the day in December is 9.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Giardini Naxos?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Giardini Naxos?

In December, the average sunshine is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Giardini Naxos?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Giardini Naxos, Italy.

How high is the UV index in December in Giardini Naxos?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Giardini Naxos, Italy
  • Average high temperature in December: 16°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (7°C).

Average rainfall in December - Giardini Naxos, Italy
  • Average rainfall in December: 94mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (111mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (9mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Giardini Naxos, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Giardini Naxos, Italy
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14.6°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Giardini Naxos, Italy
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Giardini Naxos, Italy
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).