Average Weather in December in Alhaurín el Grande Spain
Daily high temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 61°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 66°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 47°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 54°F.
For reference, on August 5, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Alhaurín el Grande typically range from 68°F to 84°F, while on January 22, the coldest day of the year, they range from 44°F to 58°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
The month of December in Alhaurín el Grande experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 41% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 61% of the time.
For reference, on October 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 45%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 94%.
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 Alhaurín el Grande, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is essentially constant, remaining around 21% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on December 9, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 26.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Alhaurín el Grande is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.7 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.9 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Alhaurín el Grande, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 9 hours, 39 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 51 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Alhaurín el Grande is 8:12 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 18 minutes later at 8:30 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 6:02 PM on December 5 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 6:12 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Alhaurín el Grande during 2021, 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 7:00 AM and sets 14 hours, 40 minutes later, at 9:40 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:27 AM and sets 9 hours, 39 minutes later, at 6:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for December 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Alhaurín el Grande is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 17, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 41% of the time, while on January 1, 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 Alhaurín el Grande is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 10.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 21, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.6 miles per hour, while on August 14, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.5 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during December is 10.3 miles per hour on December 16.
Average Wind Speed in December
The hourly average wind direction in Alhaurín el Grande throughout December is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 40% on December 17.
Wind Direction in December
Alhaurín el Grande is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Alhaurín el Grande is essentially constant during December, remaining within 1°F of 61°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in December
Temperatures in Alhaurín el Grande are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Alhaurín el Grande are gradually increasing during December, increasing by 115°F, from 4,442°F to 4,558°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Alhaurín el Grande is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 2.6 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 2.4 kWh on December 17.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Alhaurín el Grande are 36.643 deg latitude, -4.687 deg longitude, and 817 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Alhaurín el Grande contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,159 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,023 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (3,727 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,801 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Alhaurín el Grande is covered by cropland (59%) and trees (33%), within 10 miles by cropland (47%) and trees (19%), and within 50 miles by water (42%) and cropland (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Alhaurín el Grande, 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 Alhaurín el Grande.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Alhaurín el Grande 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 Alhaurín el Grande is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Alhaurín el Grande and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Málaga Airport (69%, 17 kilometers, east); Gibraltar International Airport (14%, 81 kilometers, southwest); Morón Air Base (10%, 102 kilometers, northwest); and Córdoba Airport (7%, 134 kilometers, north).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .