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Santorini Weather in December, Greece

Santorini 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

    6 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

    11 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


    74.5 mm

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Santorini Daily Averages December


December 2024
1 Avg 18º 64º
2 Avg 19º 66º
3 Avg 17º 63º
4 Avg 14º 57º
5 Avg 15º 59º
6 Avg 14º 57º
7 Avg 14º 57º
8 Avg 14º 57º
9 Avg 14º 57º
10 Avg 15º 59º
11 Avg 14º 57º
12 Avg 13º 55º
13 Avg 13º 55º
14 Avg 13º 55º
15 Avg 13º 55º
16 Avg 14º 57º
17 Avg 14º 57º
18 Avg 13º 55º
19 Avg 12º 54º
20 Avg 12º 54º
21 Avg 13º 55º
22 Avg 12º 54º
23 Avg 12º 54º
24 Avg 13º 55º
25 Avg 14º 57º
26 Avg 14º 57º
27 Avg 14º 57º
28 Avg 13º 55º
29 Avg 13º 55º
30 Avg 12º 54º
31 Avg 10º 50º
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December Weather Averages

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What's The Weather Like In Santorini In December?

Santorini in Greece experiences mild weather compared with most of northern Europe in December. This makes it a popular choice when it comes to winter sun destinations. 

With an average of six hours of sunshine each day throughout December. This should give you plenty of opportunities to explore the island and work on your tan by the pool or at the beach if it's warm enough.

What's The Weather Like in Santorini At Christmas?

December's a popular month for holidaymakers wishing to escape the winter gloom back in the UK. Between 2016 and 2019 Christmas Days in Santorini have varied between an average of 13°C and sunny.

Is The Sea Warm In Santorini In December?

The average seawater temperature for the beaches around the island is 18°C, which is probably a bit on the cool side for swimming. But you'll see plenty of people enjoying a refreshing dip anyway.

Is Santorini Hot In Santorini?

The average temperature for Santorini in December is 13°C. At the hottest part of the day, it rises to 15°C and receives lows of 11°C.

Does It Rain In Santorini In December?

In December, the island receives an average of 74.5mm of rainfall, which makes it the wettest month of the year. So there is a fairly good chance you'll experience rainfall at least once during your holiday.

Is Santorini Windy In December?

Typical wind speeds in Santorini fluctuate between light to moderate breezes in December, rarely exceeding a strong breeze.

Santorini Hotels in December 

Stelios Place

When it comes to affordable luxury, Stelios Place ticks all the boxes. Located just a short walk away from Perissa Beach, this complex provides accommodation in the form of double rooms, triple rooms and quadruple rooms, providing something for all group sizes. Onsite services and facilities onsite include free WiFi access, laptops available to use for free, garden, sun terrace, swimming pool, restaurant, bar and complimentary shuttle service.

Agali Houses

If you want a room with a view, you'll be hard pushed to beat Agali Houses. Located within the caldera, this complex provides guests with access to studios, apartments, superior apartments, junior suites and sunset suites, providing something for all budgets. There are plenty of onsite amenities and services to take advantage of, such as swimming pool, bar, WiFi access, babysitting, hairdressing and free parking.

Villa Ilias

Families and couples who can afford to splash out on their holiday should think about staying at Villa Ilias. Located on the coast in Fira, this hotel provides accommodation in the form of standard rooms, superior rooms and a variety of cave houses, each of which is well equipped. Guests are invited to take full advantage of the facilities and services on offer, including free parking, swimming pool, free WiFi access and restaurant. 

Things to do in Santorini in December 

Santorini Tours

Santorini is internationally renowned for its fantastic sun sets and one of the very best ways to see them is onboard a tour. The Santorini Travel & Transfer Services Group offers a superb tour which stops at three must-see sites on the island before ending an Oia to watch the sun set.

The first stop is to see the church on Panagia Episkopi the oldest church on the island then it's on to Pyrgos for a walk in the Medieval Castelli. After that you'll visit the monastery of Prophet Elias where you can soak up the views before heading down to Oia just in time to watch the sun set. The tour lasts around four hours from start to finish.

Bicycle Tours

The cool winter temperatures make December a great month for exploring the island. Santorini Adventures rents out a selection of different bikes, so whether you're interested in cycling throughout the natural volcanic terrain, through the cobbled village streets or both they'll have the perfect bike for you. If you don't want to venture out on your own, you'll be pleased to hear that Santorini Adventures also offers various guided tours, ranging from round tips to island-wide cycling tours.

Helicopter Excursion

Get a completely different view of Santorini by signing up for a helicopter excursion. Although they're quite pricey when compared to other activities on the island, the helicopter flights are great fun. There are three different itineraries to choose from, each of which lasts for a different duration and covers a different part of the island. The most comprehensive experience is the 30-minute flight which features the best that Santorini has to offer, including the caldera, volcano and beaches.

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