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Weather in December in Extremadura

Thinking about venturing to Extremadura this December and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Extremadura in December?

Extremadura is a region in Spain. December in Extremadura generally has temperatures that range from cold to moderate, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high. The month of December is in the winter season.

The average highest temperatures fluctuate between cold in Tornavacas at 10°C to moderate in Olivenza at 15°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 6°C in Olivenza and 2°C in Tornavacas.

In December, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Ribera del Fresno with an average of 57 mm to high rainfall in Jerte with 149 mm. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 131 hours of sunlight expected in Cáceres. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For specific regional insights in Extremadura for December, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Extremadura climate page.

Where to go in Extremadura in December

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Extremadura on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Extremadura?

Cáceres

In December Cáceres generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Cáceres
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
17°C 
8°C 
144 hours 
72 mm 
14 days 
14°C 
6°C 
131 hours 
69 mm 
15 days 
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13°C 
4°C 
162 hours 
57 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Cáceres

Merida

In December Merida generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Merida
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
18°C 
8°C 
144 hours 
63 mm 
14 days 
15°C 
6°C 
131 hours 
63 mm 
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14°C 
5°C 
162 hours 
52 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Merida

Hervás

In December Hervás generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hervás
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
14°C 
5°C 
125 mm 
13 days 
11°C 
2°C 
134 mm 
14 days 
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10°C 
1°C 
119 mm 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Hervás

Trujillo

In December Trujillo generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Trujillo
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
17°C 
7°C 
144 hours 
81 mm 
14 days 
13°C 
5°C 
131 hours 
80 mm 
15 days 
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13°C 
4°C 
162 hours 
67 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Trujillo

Plasencia

In December Plasencia generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Plasencia
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
16°C 
7°C 
144 hours 
104 mm 
13 days 
13°C 
5°C 
131 hours 
113 mm 
14 days 
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13°C 
4°C 
162 hours 
95 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Plasencia

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Is December the best time to visit Extremadura?

Given the typically tolerable weather conditions in Cáceres, December might be a good time to visit Extremadura. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

Generally speaking, April, May, June and October provide perfect weather in Cáceres. On the other hand, the month of January tends to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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