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Visiting Italian Riviera, Italy in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.7 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 11.4cm (4.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.6 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 Italian Riviera. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Italian Riviera for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Italian Riviera in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.7 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 11.4cm (4.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Italian Riviera in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Italian Riviera for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is December a good time to holiday in Italian Riviera?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.7 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 11.4cm (4.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.6 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 Italian Riviera. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Italian Riviera for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Italian Riviera warm in December?

No, Italian Riviera is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Italian Riviera 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 Italian Riviera in December is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Italian Riviera in December?

The average day light hours per day in Italian Riviera in December are 8.9. The sunshine percentage is 41.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Italian Riviera in December

The average maximum temperature in Italian Riviera 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 Italian Riviera in December is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Italian Riviera in December is 7°C (44°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Italian Riviera in December

During December the average day light hours are 8.9 per day in Italian Riviera. The sunshine percentage is 41.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Italian Riviera 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 Italian Riviera in December

The average sea water temperature in Italian Riviera in December is 14.4°C (57.9°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Italian Riviera in December

The average total rainfall in Italian Riviera in December is 11.4cm (4.5inches) and on average there are 8.6 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Italian Riviera in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Italian Riviera 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 Italian Riviera in December is typically 77%. The maximum relative humidity is 80.6% in the previous month and 78.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Italian Riviera in December is typically 62.5%. The average relative humidity is 66.9% in the previous month and 65.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Italian Riviera in December

The average maximum wind speed in Italian Riviera in December is typically 27KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Italian Riviera in December is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Italian Riviera in December is from the South East.

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