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Visiting Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.7 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 Praia da Rocha. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Praia da Rocha for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Praia da Rocha in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

December is cool and wet, with fewer hours of sunshine and colder sea temperatures. This is not the best month for swimming or sunbathing, but beach walks and admiring the stunning scenery can still be enjoyable. Surfing and windsurfing may be possible on windier days, but it is not the ideal time for these activities. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Praia da Rocha in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Praia da Rocha.

December has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.7 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 Praia da Rocha in December?

Probably not, December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Praia da Rocha for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Praia da Rocha?

Probably not, December is not a good time for a holiday in Praia da Rocha.

December has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.7 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 Praia da Rocha. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Praia da Rocha for prolonged periods of time.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Praia da Rocha warm in December?

No, Praia da Rocha is a little too chilly for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Praia da Rocha in December is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°) in the previous month and 16°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Praia da Rocha in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Praia da Rocha in December?

The average day light hours per day in Praia da Rocha in December are 9.6. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Praia da Rocha in December

December is one of the quietest months at Praia da Rocha beach. The weather is cool, and there are very few tourists visiting the area. Christmas and New Year's celebrations may bring some visitors to the area, but overall, the beach remains calm and uncrowded.

Temperature in Praia da Rocha in December

The average maximum temperature in Praia da Rocha in December is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 16°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Praia da Rocha in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Praia da Rocha in December is 9°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Praia da Rocha in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.6 per day in Praia da Rocha. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Praia da Rocha 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 Praia da Rocha in December

The average sea water temperature in Praia da Rocha in December is 17.1°C (62.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Praia da Rocha in December

The average total rainfall in Praia da Rocha in December is 0.1cm (0.0inches) and on average there are 7.7 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Praia da Rocha in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Praia da Rocha in December is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Praia da Rocha in December is typically 93.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.3% in the previous month and 95.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Praia da Rocha in December is typically 77.8%. The average relative humidity is 75.7% in the previous month and 79.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Praia da Rocha in December

The average maximum wind speed in Praia da Rocha in December is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Praia da Rocha in December is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Praia da Rocha in December is from the North.

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