Spain temperatures in December

Spain in December has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from low in Burgos with 8°C (46°F) to high temperatures in El Hierro with 22°C (72°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 18°C (64°F) in El Hierro and 0°C (33°F) in Burgos. December is a winter month in Spain. On average, it is one of the months with the lowest temperature of the year.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Spain in December

Find the average daytime temperatures in December for the most popular destinations in Spain on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in December in Spain?
  • El Hierro tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 18°C (64°F).

  • What is the coldest city in December in Spain?
  • The coldest city in December in Spain is Burgos when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 8°C (46°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 0°C (33°F).

  • How much sun does Spain get in December?
  • December is generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 137 hours of sunshine in Barcelona during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 20°C (68°F) in Tenerife this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a refreshing dive.

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