Tarifa
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Tarifa, Spain

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A bird's eye view of the intricate designs of the buildings of Tarifa Village, Spain
The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Tarifa, Spain, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.1°C (61°F) and 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still comfortable 16.1°C (61°F). In Tarifa, Spain, the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are April, September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In Tarifa, during December, the rain falls for 8.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 46mm (1.81") of precipitation. In Tarifa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 96 days and collects up to 396mm (15.59") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Tarifa, the average seawater temperature in December is 17.4°C (63.3°F).
Note: 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).

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Tarifa is 8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Tarifa?

In Tarifa, Spain, in December, the average high-temperature is 16.1°C (61°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

What are the most humid months in Tarifa?

April, September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Tarifa, Spain.

What is the average humidity in December in Tarifa?

In Tarifa, the average relative humidity in December is 78%.

How much does it rain in Tarifa in December?

In Tarifa, Spain, in December, during 8.5 rainfall days, 46mm (1.81") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Tarifa?

In December, the average sea temperature in Tarifa is 17.4°C (63.3°F). 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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Tarifa?

With an average of 9.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Tarifa.

How many hours of daylight does Tarifa have in December?

In Tarifa, the average length of the day in December is 9.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Tarifa?

In Tarifa, the average sunshine in December is 8h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Tarifa?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Tarifa is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average high temperature in December: 16.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 13°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11.7°C).

Average humidity in December - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are April, September, October and December (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (74%).

Average rainfall in December - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average rainfall in December: 46mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (79mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1.8 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (16°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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

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