Salou Weather December Averages, Spain
What's the Weather Like in Salou in December
Salou in Spain has mild weather during the month of December. If you're looking for a place to escape the cold winter winds, Salou is a great choice. Daytime average temperatures reach a high of 13°C (55°F) and only fall to 4°C (39°F) at night with an average temperature of 9°C (48°F) making it a pleasant time to visit.
The highest recorded temperature in December (2006) has been over 21°C (71°F), with the lowest recorded temperature (2001) at -5°C (23°F). It is rare for Salou's temperature to drop below zero. The weather begins at about 15°C in the beginning of the month but quickly drops to 14°C by the end of the second week. The warm weather continues to decrease mid-month from 13°C down to 12°C where it stays through the end of the month. December begins mostly sunny but by the middle of the second week, switches to mostly cloudy. The clouds continue on mid-month with a chance of rain one to two times a week. By the end of the month, mostly sunny weather is back.
You can expect five pleasant hours of sunshine and an average of only 8 rainy days for the month. The average monthly amount of precipitation in December has been recorded at around 23 mm.
The sea temperature warms up just a bit from the previous months to 15°C (59°F) which is still warm enough for the adventurers who want to enjoy surfing, snorkeling and jet skiing, as well as those who just want to feel the cool spray as they walk the beach. Pack your wetsuit and enjoy the waves.
Humidity stays between 50 and 80% for most of December but will see averages reach as low as 44% and as high as 88% about once a week. The daily average for December is around 69%, making it very comfortable.
The average daily wind speed in December has been around 11 km/h (that is equivalent to about 7 mph, or 6 knots). Wind speeds vary from 1-10 mph throughout the month and in recent years have sustained the maximum speed of 74 km/h, (that is equivalent of around 46 mph, or 40 knots).
Salou Hotels in December
The Golden Avenida Suites
The Golden Avenida Suites brings together the connivance of an apartment suite with the amenities of a 4 star hotel. Located next to the centre of Salou and just 900 m away from the Levante Beach, this hotel will put you right where you need to be while on holiday. Enjoy spacious suites that will accommodate families as well as groups of up to four people. Some amenities included are a furnished balcony, complete bathroom with a tub and hairdryer, and a flat screen TV. The open-kitchen buffet restaurant serves all nutritional needs, including gluten-free and vegetarian. All meals include hot and cold choices made from traditional recipes from a wide range of ingredients. Enjoy Wi-Fi in the common areas, as well.
Santa Monica Playa
The Santa Monica Playa is a modern hotel located in the heart of the Costa Dorada and tourist zone of Salou. When you stay here, you'll only be 250m from the beach. Enjoy rooms with a complete bath, terrace, television, telephone and optional safety box. Children can enjoy a special kid's zone and animation with entertainment like flamenco, disco, karaoke, shows and live music. A restaurant and bar are on site to accommodate your needs without ever having to leave the hotel. There's also a Wi-Fi zone.
Bars and Restaurants
Legends Bar La Pineda
Legends Bar La Pineda is a unique restaurant with a variety of customers in mind. Whether you're out with the family, out on a date, looking to enjoy the bar scene, or out for a special occasion, Legends Bar can accommodate you. Enjoy dining on a budget at a place guests praise for being the most affordable in La Pineda. As night falls, DJ entertainment begins and you can enjoy a late supper before the party gets started. The cuisine you can expect is typical of British bar food, as well as casual family fare. If there's a big football match, you can bet Legends will be showing it. Check out their Facebook page for more info.
Jack Daniel's Place
Jack Daniel's Place is truly a site to see while on holiday in Salou. The décor is fabulous and tastefully displays anything Jack Daniels. If you're on holiday with kids, don't hesitate to bring them along; children are accommodated as well with colouring while they wait for their food. Booths are roomy, fitting up to six people, and the staff is very friendly. While you're there be sure to try a steak salad and save room for the dime bar cake for dessert. If you're really brave, you'll try the Giant Killer triple burger. Jack Daniel's Place is also said to have the best and biggest ribs in all of south Spain.
Things to do in Salou in December
Santa Maria Del Mar Church
Originally a quaint chapel of worship, Santa Maria Del Mar Church is the oldest temple in the city. Blessed in 1776, this single nave and bell tower was used by sailors for many years. In 1936, it was sacked and alters were destroyed, as well as many scared images and furniture. In 1950, the tower was restored and enlarged with a long cross and a chapel. Murals by Josep Maria Güell were added between 1954 and 1966, as well as a decoration of the baptistery. Another mural in the tower, a depiction of Adam and Eve in Paradise, was done by Joan Garriga in 1964. This church is not just for sightseers; Catholics can attend masses throughout the year both in winter and summer, in Castilian and Catalan.
The Olive Trees Monument
The Olive trees Monumental is certainly worth seeing while in Salou. Located on the Passeign de la Segregacio, you will see monumental olive trees close to a thousand years old. The trees are a part of a larger group of trees referred to as monumental trees. One particular tree is on the street 30 d'Octubre and has a girth of 4.86m and is measured at the height of 9.10m.