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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria weather in December (Canary Islands, Spain)

Looking to travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in December? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria the weather in December is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 20°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 17°C.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 30 mm for the month. With this being the wettest month, keeping an umbrella on hand might save you from getting wet from a sudden shower. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 5 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 178 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Las Palmas de Gran Canaria climate page with graphs.

 

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 17°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 20°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 16%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 30 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 5 days  
HumidityHumidity 68% *  
SunshineSunshine 178 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 58% *  
* Data from: Las Palmas, Canary Islands (21 KM, 13 Miles).

Where to go in Spain in December

Find out more about the weather in Spain 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in December?

For visitors traveling to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 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. With a water temperature of around 20°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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