December weather forecast
Altea, Spain

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Altea, is also a moderate month, with an average temperature ranging between max 15.5°C (59.9°F) and min 12.6°C (54.7°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a moderate 15.5°C (59.9°F). In Altea, the average low-temperature is 12.6°C (54.7°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Altea is 67%.

Rainfall

In Altea, during December, the rain falls for 2.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 6mm (0.24") of precipitation. In Altea, during the entire year, the rain falls for 31.3 days and collects up to 48mm (1.89") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Altea, Spain, the average water temperature is 16.4°C (61.5°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°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 Altea, with an average of 9h and 31min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Altea, sunrise is at 07:58 and sunset at 17:39. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:17 and sunset at 17:48 CET.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Altea, Spain, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Altea. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 Altea?

The average relative humidity in December in Altea is 67%.

How many days does it rain in December in Altea?

In Altea, in December, during 2.2 rainfall days, 6mm (0.24") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Altea?

In Altea, in December, the average water temperature is 16.4°C (61.5°F). For most, swimming in 16.4°C (61.5°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 Altea?

The month with the shortest days in Altea, Spain, is December, with an average of 9h and 31min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Altea have in December?

The average day length in December in Altea is 9h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Altea?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:58 and sunset at 17:39. On the last day of the month, in Altea, sunrise is at 08:17 and sunset at 17:48 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Altea?

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Altea?

In Altea, the average sunshine duration in December is 6.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Altea?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Altea?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Altea is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Altea, Spain

Average temperature in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average high temperature in December: 15.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (14.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 12.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11°C).

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Average pressure in December
Altea, Spain

Average pressure in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average pressure in December: 1021.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1021.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1014.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Altea, Spain

Average wind speed in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average wind speed in December: 15.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (17.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.7km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Altea, Spain

Average humidity in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average humidity in December: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (65%).

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Average rainfall in December
Altea, Spain

Average rainfall in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average rainfall in December: 6mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and April (7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Altea, Spain

Average rainfall days in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (5.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Altea, Spain

Average sea temperature in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in December: 16.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Altea, Spain

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 31min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Altea, Spain

Average sunshine days in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average sunshine days in December: 27.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (24.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Altea, Spain

Average UV index in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average UV index in December: 4

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
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
Altea, Spain

Average cloud cover in December - Altea, Spain
  • Average cloud cover in December: 23

The months with the most cloud cover are January, March and April (Cloud cover 25).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in December
Altea, Spain

Average visibility in December - Altea, Spain
  • 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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