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Visiting Plage des Catalans, Marseille, France in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9 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 Plage des Catalans. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). December is too cold for swimming in Plage des Catalans for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

December is not the best time for beach activities at Plage des Catalans, with cold temperatures, moderate rainfall, and fewer sunny days. Swimming, sunbathing, and water sports are not recommended during this month, as the sea is cold and the weather conditions are not ideal for enjoying the beach. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Plage des Catalans in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Plage des Catalans.

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9 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 Plage des Catalans in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Plage des Catalans for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (57°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Plage des Catalans?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Plage des Catalans.

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9 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 Plage des Catalans. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). December is too cold for swimming in Plage des Catalans for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Plage des Catalans warm in December?

No, Plage des Catalans is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Plage des Catalans in December is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°) in the previous month and 11°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Plage des Catalans in December is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Plage des Catalans in December?

The average day light hours per day in Plage des Catalans in December are 9. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Plage des Catalans in December

December is the start of the winter season, with temperatures ranging from 5 to 13 degrees Celsius. Plage des Catalans is not crowded during this month, as most people prefer to stay indoors or engage in other activities. Christmas and New Year's holidays may bring some local families to the beach, but it is not a significant increase in crowds.

Temperature in Plage des Catalans in December

The average maximum temperature in Plage des Catalans in December is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 11°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Plage des Catalans in December is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Plage des Catalans in December is 4°C (39°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 3°C (38°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Plage des Catalans in December

During December the average day light hours are 9 per day in Plage des Catalans. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Plage des Catalans 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 Plage des Catalans in December

The average sea water temperature in Plage des Catalans in December is 13.8°C (56.8°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Plage des Catalans in December

The average total rainfall in Plage des Catalans in December is 8.1cm (3.2inches) and on average there are 9 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Plage des Catalans in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Plage des Catalans in December is 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 5°C (5°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Plage des Catalans in December is typically 88.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 89% in the previous month and 89.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Plage des Catalans in December is typically 74.1%. The average relative humidity is 73.6% in the previous month and 74.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Plage des Catalans in December

The average maximum wind speed in Plage des Catalans in December is typically 32KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 31KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Plage des Catalans in December is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Plage des Catalans in December is from the North West.

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