18 DecLocal Time: 17:59 CET UK Time: 16:59 GMT
- Sunrise 08:26
- Sunset 18:09
- Moonrise 19:26
- Moonset 08:59
|Temp feels like:||17°c (62.6°f)|
|Length of Day:||9h 47m|
|Dew Point:||13 °c (55°f)|
|Pressure:||30.3 " (1026 hpa)|
Average for December: 14.5°c (58.1°f)
Weather Overview for Gibraltar
at the bottom tip of southern
climate throughout the region of
has an average of 300 days sunshine a year making this location the sunniest and driest
destination in the whole of the
is not at all unusual for residents of
Gibraltar is a region that features vast seasonal extremes where weather is ruled by the Levanter; the warm breeze loaded with moisture that hits the eastern face of the Rock, compresses in the sky beyond it and causes a cold diminish to suspend over the city and bay. During this period the climate is humid. The average minimum and maximum temperatures in the summer are 13°C to 30°C correspondingly.
In summer, the essentially dry season, the wind from the East or Levanter, brings warm and humid surroundings and can produce a fairly unrelenting “Rock Top” cloud that suspends over the city area. Sea fog is not unusual on these occasions. Summer brings an average of eleven hours of sunshine per day whereas the summer drought frequently lasts 90 uninterrupted days.
The average temperature in August is 24.5°C. On average only 30 percent of
days are classified as “wet”, although precipitation amounts can be variable in the extreme.
Gibraltar and the immediate Strait area benefit from a distinctive position
lying at the western entrance to the