December weather forecast and climate
Essaouira, Morocco

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Essaouira, Morocco, with temperature in the range of an average low of 11.8°C (53.2°F) and an average high of 18.7°C (65.7°F).

Temperature

In Essaouira, the average high-temperature in December is practically the same as in November - a comfortable 18.7°C (65.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Essaouira, is 11.8°C (53.2°F).

Humidity

In Essaouira, the average relative humidity in December is 81%.

Rainfall

In Essaouira, in December, during 8.4 rainfall days, 65mm (2.56") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 59.2 rainfall days, and 340.6mm (13.41") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Essaouira, the average seawater temperature is 17.9°C (64.2°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.9°C (64.2°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 in Essaouira, with an average of 10.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 6.4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Essaouira.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Essaouira. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Essaouira?

The average relative humidity in December is 81%.

How much does it rain in Essaouira in December?

In Essaouira, Morocco, in December, it is raining for 8.4 days, with typically 65mm (2.56") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Essaouira?

In Essaouira, Morocco, the average seawater temperature in December is 17.9°C (64.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.9°C (64.2°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 Essaouira?

With an average of 10.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Essaouira.

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

In Essaouira, Morocco, the average length of the day in December is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Essaouira?

The month with the least sunshine in Essaouira, Morocco, is December, with an average of 6.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Essaouira have in December?

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

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Essaouira are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Essaouira?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Essaouira, Morocco, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Essaouira, Morocco

Average temperature in December - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average high temperature in December: 18.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (17.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.2°C).

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Average humidity in December
Essaouira, Morocco

Average humidity in December - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in December
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall in December - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall in December: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (72.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall days in December - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Essaouira, Morocco

Average sea temperature in December - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (21.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.2°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Essaouira, Morocco

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average daylight in December: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average UV index in December
Essaouira, Morocco

Average UV index in December - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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