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Weather Averages for Los Cristianos in December
Averages for Los Cristianos in December
December in Los Cristianos is cooling off
considerably compared to the hot summer months, however it still enjoys a subtropical climate.
The average high temperature is still somewhere around 73°F (23°C), while the nighttime lows still cannot be considered cold at 62°F (16°C).
Outdoor activities such as golfing,
biking are extremely popular at this time due to the cooler climate.
The area sees very
little rainfall, making it easy to plan activities without the threat of the weather ruining them.
There is an average of only 1.4” (35 mm) of precipitation during this month. This precipitation often comes in the form of light rain or even drizzle on just 5 days out of the month.
There is an average of 10 ½ hours of sunlight even this late in the year.
During December, guests of the island of Tenerife should take in a show at the Castillio San Miguel or the Piramide de Arona. Both of these venues are a show within themselves before the performances even begin.
In addition, Los Cristianos has a casino for those who love to gamble, and there are two more in nearby areas.
On Christmas Eve, families in Los Cristianos traditionally gather together for lengthy meals. This is followed by everyone attending midnight mass. After mass, bands fill the streets with a traditional song, “El Baile del Nino,” or “the dance of the child.”
Be careful if you are visiting Los Cristianos on December 28th. On this day, the citizens celebrate the Day of the Innocent Saints, similar to April Fools’ Day!