Weather in Gran Canaria, Spain in December

So you're interested in going to Gran Canaria, Spain in December

December is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Gran Canaria. December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Gran Canaria for any length of time. Consider visiting Gran Canaria in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Gran Canaria in December

The average maximum temperature in Gran Canaria in December is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Gran Canaria in December is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 21° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Gran Canaria in December is 17°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

Sunshine in Gran Canaria in December

The average day light hours per day in Gran Canaria in December are 10.4 and there are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Gran Canaria in December is typically 4.2 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Gran Canaria in December

The average sea water temperature in Gran Canaria in December is 20° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Gran Canaria in December

The average total rainfall in Gran Canaria in December is 4.3cm and on average there are 6.9 rainy days in December making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Gran Canaria in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Gran Canaria in December is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Gran Canaria in December is typically 77.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 78.5% in the previous month and 76.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Gran Canaria in December is typically 63.5%. The average relative humidity is 63.9% in the previous month and 61.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Gran Canaria in December

The average maximum wind speed in Gran Canaria in December is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 32kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Gran Canaria in December is typically 19kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Gran Canaria in December is from the North.

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