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Santa Cruz das Flores weather in December (Flores Island, Portugal)

How is the weather in Santa Cruz das Flores in December? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In December, Santa Cruz das Flores typically experiences pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 19°C. But by evening, they drop to around 15°C.

Precipitation

Santa Cruz das Flores in December usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 139 mm for the month. It is the wettest month of the year, so an umbrella might come in handy. Rain is expected on roughly 19 days.

Average sunshine

The area sees fewer sunny days, with a projection of about 67 hours of sunshine. This reduced sunlight makes it ideal for those who prefer cooler, overcast conditions over bright sunny days.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm June, July, August, September and November typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, February and March tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Santa Cruz das Flores climate page with graphs.

 

Santa Cruz das Flores, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 15°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 62%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 139 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 19 days  
HumidityHumidity 80%  
SunshineSunshine 67 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 22%  

Where to go in Portugal in December

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 this month?

For visitors traveling to Santa Cruz das Flores, 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.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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