December weather forecast
Faro, Portugal

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Faro, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 16.5°C (61.7°F) and 12.8°C (55°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still comfortable 16.5°C (61.7°F). In Faro, in December, the average low-temperature is 12.8°C (55°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 73%.

Rainfall

In Faro, in December, during 4.6 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Faro, Portugal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 47.8 days and collects up to 84mm (3.31") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Faro is 17.4°C (63.3°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.4°C (63.3°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 9h and 40min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Faro.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:26 and sunset at 17:15. On the last day of December, in Faro, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 17:24 WET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 6.4h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 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 temperature in December in Faro?

In Faro, Portugal, in December, the average high-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 12.8°C (55°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is appraised at 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Faro?

In December, the average relative humidity in Faro is 73%.

How many days does it rain in December in Faro?

In Faro, in December, during 4.6 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Faro?

In Faro, Portugal, in December, the average water temperature is 17.4°C (63.3°F). For most, swimming in 17.4°C (63.3°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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Faro?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 40min of daylight.

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

In December, the average day length is 9h and 40min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Faro?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:26 and sunset at 17:15. On the last day of the month, in Faro, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 17:24 WET.

How many hours of sunshine does Faro have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Faro is 6.4h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Faro?

In Faro, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Faro, Portugal

Average temperature in December - Faro, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in December: 16.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 12.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11.1°C).

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Average pressure in December
Faro, Portugal

Average pressure in December - Faro, 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 (1015.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Faro, Portugal

Average wind speed in December - Faro, Portugal
  • Average wind speed in December: 17.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (19km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (12.8km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Faro, Portugal

Average humidity in December - Faro, Portugal
  • Average humidity in December: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and April (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

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Average rainfall in December
Faro, Portugal

Average rainfall in December - Faro, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in December: 12mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (16mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Faro, Portugal

Average rainfall days in December - Faro, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (7.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Faro, Portugal

Average sea temperature in December - Faro, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (15.9°C).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Faro, 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: 6h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Faro, Portugal

Average sunshine days in December - Faro, Portugal
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (20.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Faro, Portugal

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, 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
Faro, Portugal

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in December
Faro, Portugal

Average visibility in December - Faro, 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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