Weather in Portugal in December

So you're interested in going to Portugal in December

December is a cold and dry time for sunbathing in Portugal and not really recommended. December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Portugal for any length of time. Consider visiting Portugal in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Portugal in December

The average maximum temperature in Portugal in December is 17°. The average maximum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average temperature in Portugal in December is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Portugal in December is . The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Portugal in December

The average day light hours per day in Portugal in December are 9.6 and there are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Portugal in December is typically 2.3 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 Portugal in December

The average sea water temperature in Portugal in December is 17.3° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Portugal in December

The average total rainfall in Portugal in December is 0.2cm and on average there are 8 rainy days in December making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Portugal in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Portugal in December is 12° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Portugal in December is typically 93.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.7% in the previous month and 95.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Portugal in December is typically 78.5%. The average relative humidity is 76.2% in the previous month and 80.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Portugal in December

The average maximum wind speed in Portugal in December is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Portugal in December is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Portugal in December is from the North.

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