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Palma Weather in December, Spain

Palma Averages December

PALMA AVERAGES FOR 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

    Temperature

    16°C
    61°F
  • 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

    16°C
    61°F
  • 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

    6°C
    43°F
  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

    12°C
    55°F
  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

    10°C
    50°F
  • 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

    17°C
    63°F
  • 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

    12 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

    Rainfall

    40 mm

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Palma Daily Averages December

DAILY AVERAGES FOR DECEMBER

December 2024
Sun
1 Avg 10º 50º
Mon
2 Avg 10º 50º
Tue
3 Avg 11º 52º
Wed
4 Avg 11º 52º
Thu
5 Avg 10º 50º
Fri
6 Avg 11º 52º
Sat
7 Avg 10º 50º
8 Avg 11º 52º
9 Avg 12º 54º
10 Avg 10º 50º
11 Avg 12º 54º
12 Avg 10º 50º
13 Avg 11º 52º
14 Avg 12º 54º
15 Avg 12º 54º
16 Avg 12º 54º
17 Avg 12º 54º
18 Avg 12º 54º
19 Avg 13º 55º
20 Avg 12º 54º
21 Avg 12º 54º
22 Avg 12º 54º
23 Avg 12º 54º
24 Avg 12º 54º
25 Avg 12º 54º
26 Avg 11º 52º
27 Avg 12º 54º
28 Avg 13º 55º
29 Avg 10º 50º
30 Avg 10º 50º
31 Avg 48º
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December Weather Averages

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What's the weather like in Palma in December?

Temperature

December in Palma, on the Balearic Island of MajorcaSpain, marks the start of the winter season. The average temperature is only 11°C this month, light-years removed from the 24°C and 25°C averages that are recorded in July and August. December is the third coldest month of the yearnly January and February are colder. During the night, the mercury drops to a chilly average of 6°C.

Bringing warm clothes is strongly recommended this time of year. That being said; during the day, the temperature does rise to a pleasant average high of 16°C, which is ideal for outdoor activities. Both the average low and average high temperatures decrease slightly in the course of the month, toward their annual minima sometime around mid-January. The daytime high temperature drops from 17°C in the beginning of the month to 15°C at the end; the nighttime low temperature decreases from 7°C to 5°C. The sea temperature averages 17°C.

Rainfall

Together with November, December in Palma is the month with the highest average number of days with rainfall. There are 12 rainy days this month, although the total amount of rainfall is 40mm, which is 10mm less than the previous month. The chance that precipitation is observed on any given day in December ranges between 36% and 39%, and averages 37%. By far the most common type of rainfall is moderate rain. This occurs on 47% of all days with rainfall. The three other types that are observed are drizzle, thunderstorms and light rain, respectively occurring on 19%, 16% and 14% of the days with rainfall.

Sunshine Hours

December is the month with the least daylight in the year. The length of the days is basically constant this month. December 1 has 9.33 hours of daylight; December 21, which is the shortest day of the year, has 9.22 daylight hours; and December 31 has 9.25 daylight hours.

Cloud cover ranges around 43% this month. A typical December day is mostly cloudy or overcast 19% of the time, partly cloudy 29% of the time, and mostly clear or totally clear 47% of the time.

On average, there are 6 sunshine hours per day. This is the annual low. However, when taking into account the fact there are only about 9.30 hours of daylight per day, it can be concluded that a day in December is still relatively sunny.

Hotels in Palma in December

Hotel Amic Horizonte

You are sure to receive a friendly welcome at the Hotel Amic Horizonte. The hotel is well-placed at the seafront and close to the Porto Pi Shopping Centre. It boasts spectacular views of Palma Bay and lies only two kilometres from the historic heart of the resort. The Port of Palma and its legendary nightlife also lie just a short walk away. Facilities and services are plentiful and include a bar, 24-hour reception, a panoramic terrace, an outdoor pool and a children's pool, a restaurant, a bridal suite, a car rental service and free Wi-Fi in common areas.

Bars and Restaurants

Bar Abaco

After hours walking around shops and museums, may want to hit one of the bars in the area. Bar Abaco, in the old town section of Palma, is a popular theatrical bar. Or maybe you would prefer to have a drink in the Alhambra Lounge Café, which has been designed after the spectacular Alhambra in Granada.

Riu Palace

Nightclubs will be particularly popular at this time of year as everybody gets into the spirit of Christmas and New Year's. Try the live entertainment at the Riu Palace or dance the night away at the Soho Urban Vintage Bar.

UR Palacio Avenida

With its gourmet restaurant, the UR Palacio Avenida Hotel in the centre of Palma is the ideal place for passing the time on those dark, not so warm evenings.

Things to do in Palma in December

Fiesta of Banderole

The final festival of the year takes place appropriately on December 31. This is the fiesta of Banderole and celebrates the Catalan conquest of Mallorca. This festival is steeped in history and the roots of the fiesta date back to the 13th century.

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

If the weather takes a turn for the worse, you may want to consider browsing around one of Palma's many museums. The museum of Modern and Contemporary Art features modern and Mediterranean art and is a wonderful place to spend a morning or afternoon.

Shopping

Shopping always features high on the agenda in the run up to Christmas. Head for the elegant Avinguda Jaume III street, one of Palma's most elegant avenues, if you are looking for jewellery and gifts. A fine alternative is wandering down to the outdoor craft market at Placa Major.