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Visiting Catalonia, Spain in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Catalonia. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Catalonia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Catalonia in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Catalonia in December?

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

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Catalonia?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Catalonia. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). December is too cold for swimming in Catalonia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Catalonia warm in December?

No, Catalonia is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Catalonia in December is 14°C (57°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Catalonia in December is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°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 Catalonia in December?

The average day light hours per day in Catalonia in December are 9.2. The sunshine percentage is 46.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Temperature in Catalonia in December

The average maximum temperature in Catalonia in December is 14°C (57°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Catalonia in December is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Catalonia in December is 3°C (37°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 2°C (36°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Catalonia in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.2 per day in Catalonia. The sunshine percentage is 46.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Catalonia 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 Catalonia in December

The average sea water temperature in Catalonia in December is 14.2°C (57.6°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Catalonia in December

The average total rainfall in Catalonia in December is 0.8cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 4.5 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Catalonia in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Catalonia in December is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Catalonia in December is typically 94.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.5% in the previous month and 96.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Catalonia in December is typically 76.1%. The average relative humidity is 76.4% in the previous month and 78.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Catalonia in December

The average maximum wind speed in Catalonia in December is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Catalonia in December is typically 6KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Catalonia in December is from the West-Northwest.

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