Gibraltar: December Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||8 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||22 %|
|Rainfall days||14 days|
|Chance of Rain||37 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||26 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||59 %|
Averages for Gibraltar in December
After January, December is the coolest and wettest month in Gibraltar. Despite this, the Mediterranean climate ensures it stays mild and it’s still a great time to visit.
The high temperature for December is usually around 17° (63°) dipping to around 11° (52°).
On average, there are roughly 10 to 11 wet days in December with approximately 127mm or 5 inches of precipitation.
Visitors can expect around 6 hours of sunshine per day.
The average water temperature is 15–16 °C (59–61 °F).
December is a great month to shop and to visit the many Duty Free and VAT exempt stores here. Visitors can expect to find great deals on just about everything.
Another great place to visit to buy souvenirs and gifts is the Gibraltar Crystal Factory. Here they carry on the tradition of hand blowing glass to make one of a kind pieces. Each piece is guaranteed to be authentically handmade and comes with a certificate to prove it.
The Bay of Gibraltar is the natural habitat of many whales and dolphins and tour companies in Gibraltar offer sightseeing sailing excursions that will give you the opportunity to see these creatures in their natural habitat.
O Callaghan Eliott Hotel is a popular hotel located close to many of Gibraltar’s attractions. It’s the perfect place to use as a base for exploring the rest of Gibraltar.