Gharb
Malta
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gharb, Malta

December, the first month of the winter, in Gharb, is still a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 16°C (60.8°F) and an average low of 11°C (51.8°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a pleasant 20°C (68°F) in November, to a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Gharb is December when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 86mm (3.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 17°C (62.6°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17°C (62.6°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 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 5h 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 of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
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 Gharb?

In December, in Gharb, Malta, the average high-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

How much does it rain in Gharb in December?

In Gharb, Malta, in December, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 86mm (3.4") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Gharb?

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 86mm (3.4") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Gharb?

In Gharb, the average seawater temperature in December is 17°C (62.6°F). Swimming in 17°C (62.6°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 Gharb?

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

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

The average length of the day in December in Gharb, Malta, is 9.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gharb?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gharb have in December?

In Gharb, the average sunshine in December is 5h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Gharb, Malta.

How high is the UV index in December in Gharb?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Gharb is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Gharb, Malta
  • Average high temperature in December: 16°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in December - Gharb, Malta
  • Average rainfall in December: 86mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (86mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Gharb, Malta
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Gharb, Malta
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gharb, Malta
  • 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

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Gharb, Malta
  • 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).