Average Weather in December in Palma del Río Spain
Daily high temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 62°F to 59°F, rarely falling below 53°F or exceeding 69°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 45°F to 41°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on July 28, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Palma del Río typically range from 68°F to 98°F, while on January 20, the coldest day of the year, they range from 40°F to 59°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in December
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on December. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in December
Los Molinos, California, United States (5,749 miles away) and Maricopa, California, United States (5,882 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Palma del Río (view comparison).
The month of December in Palma del Río experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 45% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46% on December 16.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on October 31, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on July 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Palma del Río, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is essentially constant, remaining around 20% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on October 30, and its lowest chance is 1% on July 31.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Palma del Río is essentially constant, remaining about 2.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 6.9 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Palma del Río, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 22, with 9 hours, 33 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Palma del Río is 8:17 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 19 minutes later at 8:36 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 6:02 PM on December 7 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 6:11 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Palma del Río during 2019, but it neither starts nor ends during December, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:59 AM and sets 14 hours, 47 minutes later, at 9:46 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:32 AM and sets 9 hours, 33 minutes later, at 6:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Palma del Río is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
The lowest chance of a muggy day during December is 0% on December 19.
For reference, on August 18, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 6% of the time, while on December 6, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Palma del Río is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.0 miles per hour, while on August 31, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during December is 7.9 miles per hour on December 16.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Palma del Río typically lasts for 11 months (347 days), from around January 22 to around January 4, rarely starting after March 2, or ending before November 29.
The month of December in Palma del Río is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly decreasing from 89% to 54% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Palma del Río are gradually increasing during December, increasing by 108°F, from 5,360°F to 5,468°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Palma del Río is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 2.4 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 2.3 kWh on December 20.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Palma del Río are 37.700 deg latitude, -5.281 deg longitude, and 217 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Palma del Río contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 295 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 205 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,424 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,681 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Palma del Río is covered by cropland (93%), within 10 miles by cropland (89%), and within 50 miles by cropland (73%) and trees (18%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Palma del Río year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Palma del Río.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Palma del Río according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Palma del Río is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Palma del Río and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Córdoba Airport (47%, 41 kilometers, northeast); Seville San Pablo Airport (25%, 62 kilometers, southwest); Morón Air Base (23%, 66 kilometers, southwest); and Badajoz Airport (4.8%, 189 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .