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Valencia Weather in December, Spain

Valencia 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

    6 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


    42 mm

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Valencia Daily Averages December

December 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 11º 52º
2 Avg 46º
3 Avg 10º 50º
4 Avg 10º 50º
5 Avg 48º
6 Avg 10º 50º
7 Avg 10º 50º
8 Avg 11º 52º
9 Avg 11º 52º
10 Avg 11º 52º
11 Avg 12º 54º
12 Avg 11º 52º
13 Avg 11º 52º
14 Avg 13º 55º
15 Avg 14º 57º
16 Avg 12º 54º
17 Avg 13º 55º
18 Avg 11º 52º
19 Avg 12º 54º
20 Avg 10º 50º
21 Avg 10º 50º
22 Avg 11º 52º
23 Avg 10º 50º
24 Avg 11º 52º
25 Avg 10º 50º
26 Avg 11º 52º
27 Avg 12º 54º
28 Avg 12º 54º
29 Avg 11º 52º
30 Avg 10º 50º
31 Avg 11º 52º
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What's the weather like in Valencia in December

Sitting on the south east coast of Spain, or the Costa del Azahar, is the port city of Valencia. Like most of Spain, the city enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate all year round; summers are hot and dry while winters are mild.

December is the start of the winter season in Valencia and it is one of the coolest times of the year, with more rain seen than in the dry summer months and less sunshine. As a result, the city is much quieter than the busy summer months.


The average daily temperature in Valencia in December is around 10°C which can reach an average high of 15°C on warmer days, particularly at the start of the month. Valencia can see some much cooler temperatures in December though. Nights in December can drop to an average minimum temperature of just 5°C. This can feel quite cool, so if you're planning a December trip, you may want to pack some warm layers to wear.

Sunshine Hours

While it may not be warm enough for swimwear in December, that doesn't mean you can't soak up some rays. Valencia sees on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in December and there's a 48% chance of a sunny day.


December is one of the wetter months of the year, but not the wettest. There is an average rainfall of 42mm of rain in Valencia throughout the month and a 26% chance of a rainy day. That being said, the weather remains mild and pleasant throughout this time of year, with any rain seen usually clearing quickly to reveal clear skies. Valencia only has a 13% chance of a cloudy day in December.

If you want to see the sights of Valencia without the crowds of tourists and hot, humid weather, December is a great time to plan a trip to the city.

Take a look at the weather forecast to help decide how to spend you time in Valencia. 

Valencia Hotels for December

Valencia is a large city with hundreds of hotels to choose from. There's something to suit every taste and budget, from luxurious hotels to affordable apartments. Outside of peak season, holiday makers can find some great value deals on places to stay in December.

Melia Plaza Hotel is perfectly located in a historic building in Valencia's main square, within walking distance of many of Valencia's attractions. The four star hotel offers guests a comfortable stay, with contemporary rooms, a sauna, a gym and an on-site Mediterranean restaurant.

For a self-catering stay, Apartmentos Turia are a great choice. The apartments provide fully equipped accommodation with living areas, kitchens and Wi-Fi. Centrally located, visitors staying here are within easy reach of Valencia Cathedral, Basílica de la Virgen, Barrio del Carmen, the Turia River and much more.

Valencia Beaches in December

With cool temperatures and less sunshine, December is not the time to visit Valencia if you want to spend your days on the beach. The summer months are the best time for this. However Valencia's beaches can still be appreciated in the winter months. The average sea temperature in December is 16°C.

The beautiful Blue Flag urban beaches of La Malvarrosa and Las Arenas are easily reachable from the city centre and make a great day trip. Both beaches are covered in fine, golden sand and are lined with promenades of restaurants and cafés. The beaches are still open at this time of year, though they are much quieter than during the summer months.

Bars and Restaurants

Valencia has a thriving food scene, even in the winter months. Ricard Camarena Restaurant is one of the top rated restaurants in Valencia and offers guests an uber-contemporary fine dining experience. The Michelin star restaurant serves Mediterranean-influenced food with an à la carte menu and a 9 course tasting menu. Perfect if you're celebrating a special occasion in Valencia.

On a more casual level, Ruzanuvol is a bistro café and bar serving tapas dishes and artisan craft beer. The eatery is a great spot for a budget-friendly lunch or dinner. Located just outside of the city centre in the Exiample area of Valencia, it's worth the short journey if you like good food and ale.

If you favour your night time activities over your days, Valencia has a fantastic nightlife that caters to every party goer's desire. Whatever the evening, one of Valencia's many clubs, bars of tapas joints that line the streets are bound to have something on offer that appeals to you. One of the most popular night time venues in Valencia is Radio City in the old town of Barrio del Carmen. Guests can enjoy a range of drinks and musical performances here, including traditional Spanish flamenco performances on some evenings.

Things to do in Valencia in December

Valencia is a large, cosmopolitan city with many attractions to offer anyone who visits the area. The Almoina Museum is an interesting and free-to-enter attraction for tourists. A number of artefacts have been excavated from the area and are now on display, including ancient Roman remains.

Valencia Cathedral is another must-see attraction whenever you visit Valencia. Located at the heart of the city, the Roman Catholic parish church is a stunning example of Gothic and baroque architecture. Entry is just five euros for adults.

If you are in Valencia in December and have yet to buy all your Christmas gifts, you may well find something special in one of the city's stores. Valencia has many great shopping areas from large shopping centres to independent boutiques selling local wares. The artisan and antique shops located in the old town are a great place to find unique presents.

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