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Our guide to the weather in Spain destination during December


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We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Spain, covering the last 12 years up to 2023, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Spain weather in December.

What's the temperature like in Spain during December?

The temperature reaches around 12℃ during the daytime in December, falling away to 5℃ at night. The UV index will be moderate at this time of year, so not something to worry about for the average person. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's worth wearing a broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Spain during December?

On average, there will be 3 rainy days during the month, amounting to 47.9mm in total. That's broadly comparable with the amount of rain we see in England during the summer months, and would be considered dry. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

Is it windy in Spain during December?

You're unlikely to experience any strong winds. Expect a light breeze that picks up slightly at times in December. With cool air temperatures, any breeze will feel cold.

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