Weather in Cote des Basques, Biarritz, France in December

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Visiting Cote des Basques, Biarritz, France in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.5 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cote des Basques. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). December is too cold for swimming in Cote des Basques for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

December at Cote des Basques is characterized by cooler and more unpredictable weather, with a mix of sunny and cloudy days. The sea is often rough, with strong waves and winds, attracting experienced surfers and windsurfers. Swimming, sunbathing, and other beach activities may not be the most enjoyable during this month due to the cooler weather and water temperatures. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Cote des Basques in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Cote des Basques.

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.5 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cote des Basques in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Cote des Basques for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Cote des Basques?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Cote des Basques.

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.5 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cote des Basques. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). December is too cold for swimming in Cote des Basques for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cote des Basques warm in December?

No, Cote des Basques is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Cote des Basques in December is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cote des Basques in December is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cote des Basques in December?

The average day light hours per day in Cote des Basques in December are 9. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.5 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Crowds in Cote des Basques in December

December is one of the least crowded months at Cote des Basques, due to the cold weather and lack of beach-friendly activities. Christmas and New Year's Eve celebrations may bring some visitors to the area, but overall, the beach remains quiet.

Temperature in Cote des Basques in December

The average maximum temperature in Cote des Basques in December is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cote des Basques in December is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cote des Basques in December is 5°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 5°C (41°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cote des Basques in December

During December the average day light hours are 9 per day in Cote des Basques. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Cote des Basques in December is typically 1.5 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 Cote des Basques in December

The average sea water temperature in Cote des Basques in December is 15.5°C (59.9°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Cote des Basques in December

The average total rainfall in Cote des Basques in December is 1.5cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 16.5 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cote des Basques in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cote des Basques in December is 7°C (45°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cote des Basques in December is typically 93.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 94% in the previous month and 93.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cote des Basques in December is typically 79.5%. The average relative humidity is 79.4% in the previous month and 80.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cote des Basques in December

The average maximum wind speed in Cote des Basques in December is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cote des Basques in December is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cote des Basques in December is from the South-Southeast.

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