December weather forecast
Maspalomas, Spain

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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Maspalomas, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 20.5°C (68.9°F) and 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Temperature

In Maspalomas, Spain, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still agreeable 20.5°C (68.9°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Humidity

The least humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

Rainfall

In Maspalomas, during December, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 6mm (0.24") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Maspalomas, there are 45.2 rainfall days, and 74mm (2.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Maspalomas is 20°C (68°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20°C (68°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

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Maspalomas, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

January through May and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Maspalomas?

With an average relative humidity of 68%, December is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in December in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, the average relative humidity in December is 68%.

How much does it rain in Maspalomas in December?

In December, in Maspalomas, Spain, the rain falls for 4.5 days. Throughout December, 6mm (0.24") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, the average seawater temperature in December is 20°C (68°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20°C (68°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 Maspalomas?

December has the shortest days of the year in Maspalomas, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Maspalomas have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 10.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, Spain, the average sunshine in December is 9.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Maspalomas?

Months with the lowest UV index in Maspalomas are January through May and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index reading in December in Maspalomas?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Maspalomas is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average temperature in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average high temperature in December: 20.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (18.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (21.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (16.6°C).

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Average pressure in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average pressure in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average pressure in December: 1021mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1022.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is August (1015.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average wind speed in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average wind speed in December: 20.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (26.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (16.5km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average humidity in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average humidity in December: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (68%).

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Average rainfall in December
Maspalomas, Spain

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (15mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average rainfall days in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (6.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average sea temperature in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in December: 20°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (23°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (19°C).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average daylight in December: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9.2h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average sunshine days in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average sunshine days in December: 23.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (26.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (18.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average UV index in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average cloud cover in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average cloud cover in December: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 24).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in December
Maspalomas, Spain

Average visibility in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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