Maspalomas
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Maspalomas, Spain

Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
The first month of the winter, December, is also an agreeable month in Maspalomas, Spain, with average temperature fluctuating between 14°C (57.2°F) and 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - an agreeable 21°C (69.8°F). In December, in Maspalomas, the average low-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 33mm (1.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Maspalomas, the average water temperature is 20°C (68°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20°C (68°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Maspalomas, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Maspalomas, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Maspalomas?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Maspalomas, is 21°C (69.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F).

How much does it rain in Maspalomas in December?

In Maspalomas, in December, during 4 rainfall days, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Maspalomas?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Maspalomas. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 33mm (1.3") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in Maspalomas?

In December, the average sea temperature in Maspalomas, Spain, is 20°C (68°F). Swimming in 20°C (68°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Maspalomas?

With an average of 10.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Maspalomas.

How many hours of daylight does Maspalomas have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 10.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Maspalomas?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Maspalomas, Spain, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Maspalomas have in December?

In Maspalomas, the average sunshine in December is 6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Maspalomas?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, Spain, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average high temperature in December: 21°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 14°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (14°C).

Average rainfall in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall in December: 33mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (33mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in December: 20°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (19°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average daylight in December: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in December - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average UV index in December: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).