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Albufeira Weather in December, Portugal

Albufeira Averages December


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    5 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    14 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    99 mm

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Albufeira Daily Averages December


December 2024
1 Avg 13º 55º
2 Avg 12º 54º
3 Avg 13º 55º
4 Avg 14º 57º
5 Avg 14º 57º
6 Avg 13º 55º
7 Avg 13º 55º
8 Avg 13º 55º
9 Avg 13º 55º
10 Avg 14º 57º
11 Avg 13º 55º
12 Avg 14º 57º
13 Avg 15º 59º
14 Avg 15º 59º
15 Avg 15º 59º
16 Avg 14º 57º
17 Avg 13º 55º
18 Avg 13º 55º
19 Avg 12º 54º
20 Avg 13º 55º
21 Avg 13º 55º
22 Avg 13º 55º
23 Avg 14º 57º
24 Avg 13º 55º
25 Avg 13º 55º
26 Avg 13º 55º
27 Avg 12º 54º
28 Avg 12º 54º
29 Avg 11º 52º
30 Avg 11º 52º
31 Avg -
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What's the weather like in Albufeira in December


December is the wettest time of the year to visit Albufeira, Portugal, when the resort experiences an average of 99mm of rainfall across 14 days, so be sure to pack some waterproof clothing for your holiday.

Average Sunshine Hours and Sea Temperature

In spite of the high rainfall, Albufeira still enjoys an average of five hours of sunshine each day, alongside an average sea temperature of 17°C.


The average temperature is a cool 13°C, created by highs of up to 16°C and lows of 9°C.

Albufeira Hotels in December

Hotel Maritur

Families and couples who want to spend a lot of time at the beach during their holiday should check out Hotel Maritur. Located just 300m away from Sao Rafael beach, this complex offers a number of single units, double rooms and suites, each of which comes with great views. There are loads of onsite amenities to enjoy, including bar, restaurant, swimming pools, tennis court and fitness zone.

Balaia Golf Resort

Golfers looking for accommodation close to the course should consider staying at Balaia Golf Resort. Only a stone's throw away from the course, this hotel offers a fantastic range of accommodation, with something to suit all budgets and group sizes. The list of facilities is comprehensive and includes swimming pools, bars, restaurants, playground, WiFi access and free parking.

Algarve Gardens

Algarve Gardens are ideally located, surrounded by lush gardens and just a short walk away from the beach. Here accommodation comes in the form of apartments, one-bedroom bungalows and two-bedroom bungalows, ensuring something to suit everyone. Onsite amenities are numerous and include swimming pools, tennis courts, restaurant, bar, mini market and sports facilities.

Monica Isabel Beach Club

When it comes to self-catering accommodation, Monica Isabel Beach Club is a great choice. This three-star club features studios and apartments, each of which comes with a fully-equipped kitchen. There is a wealth of facilities to enjoy, including 24-hour reception, free parking, free WiFi access, swimming pool and gym.

Hotel Mansao Bertolina

Couples and families searching for budget accommodation in Albufeira should take a look at Hotel Mansao Bertolina. Located in the centre of the resort, this complex offers 12 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which are comfortable and spacious. There is a handful of amenities available, including bar-lounge and swimming pool, with several shops, bars, restaurants and cafes in the area.

Albufeira Beach for December

Praia do Peneco

Praia do Peneco is a great place to spend the day whilst soaking up some rays. Lined by a wealth of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, this golden sand bay has clear and clean waters which are perfect for swimming or splashing about in the waves. There are loads of amenities here for visitors to enjoy, such as sun loungers, shades, lifeguards, bar, restaurant, water sports, toilets and parking nearby.

Praia da Rocha Baixinha

Water sport enthusiasts won't want to miss the chance to ride the waves at Praia da Rocha Baixinha. This Blue Flag beach offers plenty of facilities, including sun beds, parasols, bar, restaurant, lifeguards, toilets and showers, as well as a fantastic range of water sports to enjoy. The clear sea is usually quite calm, providing the ideal conditions for swimming and snorkelling.

Bars and Restaurants

The Cockerel Country Kitchen

For traditional British pub grub, head to The Cockerel Country Kitchen, where reservations are a must due to the establishment's small size. Here you'll be presented with a menu full of popular dishes like Black Angus steak pie, BBQ ribs and battered cod. If you like to end your meal with a coffee, you'll be happy to hear that this eatery regularly offers 2x1 deals on Irish coffees.

The Blue Sky

One of the most popular restaurants in the area, The Blue Sky serves a top selection of dishes at affordable prices. With such a fantastic range of rustic Portuguese meals on offer including lasagne, steak, kebabs, fish and vegetarian dishes there is bound to be something to suit everyone.

Tunes Bar

Situated close to the Old Town square, Tunes Bar is the ideal bar for sports fans. This British-owned establishment enjoys plenty of sunshine during the day, making it a great place to work on your tan whilst enjoying a drink. There are several large screen TVs inside the bar which show Sky Sports throughout the day.

Spirit Lounge

Spirit Lounge is a beachfront cocktail bar, ideal for those who want to enjoy a pre- or post-dinner drink whilst chilling out. You'll find a vast array of drinks behind the bar, including various wines, beers, spirits, cocktails and soft drinks. The perfect place to watch the world go by, Spirit Lounge also provides free WiFi for all its customers.

Things to do in Albufeira in December

CS Salgados Golf Course

If you do get some bright and warm weather, take advantage of it and enjoy a round of golf at CS Salgados Golf Course. Suitable for everyone from first timers to experienced golfers, this course is open to the elements with several water hazards and very little vegetations. There are loads of extra facilities and services to enjoy, such as restaurant, bar, pro shop, changing rooms, driving range, chipping green, putting green, bunker area, golf school and equipment rental.

Zebra Safari

Zebra Safari is a fantastic way to explore the resort, without tiring yourself out. This company offers a variety of itineraries, including half-day and full-day tours, Jeep and boat combination safaris and excursions which include a trip to the Aquashow water park. Ideal for the whole family to enjoy, these tours introduce you to some of Albufeira's hidden gems and allow you to get to know some of the local farmers, wine makers and bee keepers of the region.

Dates for the diary

The month of December is dedicated to Christmas, when the resort comes alive with festive celebrations. Special masses are held at the churches throughout the resort and there are many Christmas markets, festive processions and musical concerts. Keep an eye out for posters advertising specific dates and venues of the events.

Albufeira is one of the best places in Portugal to spend New Year's Eve. In most of the town plazas and on many of the beaches you'll find grand parties taking place with musical concerts and dances. Locals always ring in the New Year with fantastic firework displays after midnight which are always a delight to watch.

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