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Visiting Portofino, Genoa, Italy in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 16.5cm (6.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Portofino. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Portofino for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

December is a winter month in Portofino, with cool and damp weather. The sea is cold, and swimming or water activities like snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are not recommended. It's a good time to explore the town and enjoy the festive atmosphere, but not ideal for beach activities. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Portofino in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 16.5cm (6.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Portofino in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Portofino for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Portofino?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 16.5cm (6.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Portofino. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Portofino for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Portofino warm in December?

No, Portofino is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Portofino in December is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Portofino in December is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Portofino in December?

The average day light hours per day in Portofino in December are 8.9. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Crowds in Portofino in December

December is a very quiet month for the beach at Portofino, as the weather is cold and not suitable for beach activities. There are no significant public holidays or events during this month, and the beach is not crowded at all.

Temperature in Portofino in December

The average maximum temperature in Portofino in December is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Portofino in December is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Portofino in December is 7°C (45°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Portofino in December

During December the average day light hours are 8.9 per day in Portofino. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Portofino in December is typically 1.4 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 Portofino in December

The average sea water temperature in Portofino in December is 14.5°C (58.1°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Portofino in December

The average total rainfall in Portofino in December is 16.5cm (6.5inches) and on average there are 9.7 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Portofino in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Portofino in December is 5°C (41°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 4°C (4°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Portofino in December is typically 73.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 77% in the previous month and 75.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Portofino in December is typically 59.6%. The average relative humidity is 65% in the previous month and 63.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Portofino in December

The average maximum wind speed in Portofino in December is typically 31KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 31KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Portofino in December is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average wind speed is 19KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Portofino in December is from the North-Northeast.

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