Vila Nova de Gaia weather in December (Norte Region, Portugal)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Vila Nova de Gaia in December lies at 12.7°C (54.86°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 4.8°C (40.64°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is high with an average of 137mm (5.4 inchec). There are generally around 15 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 124 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Vila Nova de Gaia, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 40 °F  
Max Temperature 54 °F  
Water Temperature 57 °F *  
Chance of Rain 51%  
Precipitation 5 in  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 81% *  
Sunshine 124 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 46% *  
* Data from: Porto, Portugal (13 KM, 8 Miles).

Where to stay in Vila Nova de Gaia

Where to go in Portugal in December

Find out more about the weather in Portugal 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 to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Vila Nova de Gaia should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since it can be a bit chilly during this period. With a water temperature of around 14.0°C (57.2°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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