Porto Santo weather in December (Madeira Islands, Madeira)

Planning a trip to Porto Santo in December? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Porto Santo, December is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 20°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 18°C.

Porto Santo in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 51 mm (show in inches) for the month. Since this is the rainiest month of the year, it's a good idea to carry an umbrella just in case. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

The city usually sees around 133 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, December is a great time to visit. April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December generally stand out with best weather. While January, February and March tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Porto Santo climate page with graphs.


Porto Santo, monthly averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 17.5°C  
Max Temperature 20.1°C  
Chance of Rain 40%  
Precipitation 51 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 79%  
Sunshine 133 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Madeira in December

Find out more about the weather in Madeira in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Porto Santo in December?

​ For visitors traveling to Porto Santo, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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