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Visiting Greece in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57.2% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Greece. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Greece for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Greece in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Greece in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Greece.

December has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57.2% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Greece in December?

Probably not, December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Greece for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Greece?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Greece.

December has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57.2% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Greece. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Greece for prolonged periods of time.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Greece warm in December?

No, Greece is a little too chilly for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Greece in December is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Greece in December is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Greece in December?

The average day light hours per day in Greece in December are 9.6. The sunshine percentage is 57.2% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Temperature in Greece in December

The average maximum temperature in Greece in December is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Greece in December is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Greece in December is 10°C (50°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Greece in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.6 per day in Greece. The sunshine percentage is 57.2% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Greece in December is typically 2.1 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Greece in December

The average sea water temperature in Greece in December is 17.6°C (63.7°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Greece in December

The average total rainfall in Greece in December is 8.8cm (3.5inches) and on average there are 11.1 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Greece in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Greece in December is 10°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 8°C (8°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Greece in December is typically 86.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.6% in the previous month and 85% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Greece in December is typically 73.8%. The average relative humidity is 72.5% in the previous month and 72.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Greece in December

The average maximum wind speed in Greece in December is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Greece in December is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Greece in December is from the South.

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