December weather forecast
Albufeira, Portugal

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a comfortable month in Albufeira, Portugal, with an average temperature varying between 12.1°C (53.8°F) and 16.4°C (61.5°F).

Temperature

In Albufeira, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - a still comfortable 16.4°C (61.5°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 12.1°C (53.8°F).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are January, March, April and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In Albufeira, it is raining for 7.5 days, with typically 16mm (0.63") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 70.8 rainfall days, and 113mm (4.45") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Albufeira, the average seawater temperature in December is 17.6°C (63.7°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 17.6°C (63.7°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 40min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:27 and sunset at 17:16. On the last day of December, in Albufeira, sunrise is at 07:46 and sunset at 17:25 WET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 6.4h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Albufeira?

The months with the highest humidity in Albufeira, Portugal, are January, March, April and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in December in Albufeira?

In Albufeira, Portugal, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How many days does it rain in December in Albufeira?

In Albufeira, Portugal, during December, the rain falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 16mm (0.63") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in Albufeira?

In Albufeira, the average seawater temperature in December is 17.6°C (63.7°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.6°C (63.7°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 Albufeira?

December has the shortest days of the year in Albufeira, with an average of 9h and 40min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Albufeira, Portugal, is 9h and 40min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Albufeira?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 07:27 and sunset at 17:16. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:46 and sunset at 17:25 WET.

How long on average sun shines in December in Albufeira?

In Albufeira, the average sunshine duration in December is 6.4h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Albufeira are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index reading in December in Albufeira?

In Albufeira, Portugal, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average temperature in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in December: 16.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 12.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (19.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (10.6°C).

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Average pressure in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average pressure in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average pressure in December: 1022.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1022.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1015.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average wind speed in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average wind speed in December: 16.8km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (18.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (12.6km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average humidity in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, March, April and December (75%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (64%).

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Average rainfall in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average rainfall in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in December: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (22mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average rainfall days in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.5 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are March and November (10 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average sea temperature in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (16°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 40min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 40min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 40min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average sunshine days in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average UV index in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average UV index in December: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average cloud cover in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • Average cloud cover in December: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 31).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in December
Albufeira, Portugal

Average visibility in December - Albufeira, Portugal
  • 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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