Average Weather in December in Alcolea de Calatrava Spain
Daily high temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 53°F to 50°F, rarely falling below 43°F or exceeding 60°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 37°F to 34°F, rarely falling below 26°F or exceeding 47°F.
For reference, on July 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Alcolea de Calatrava typically range from 66°F to 92°F, while on January 19, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 51°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
Paradise, California, United States (5,723 miles away) and Green Valley, California, United States (5,851 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Alcolea de Calatrava (view comparison).
The month of December in Alcolea de Calatrava experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 51% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 53% on December 19.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.
For reference, on December 19, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 53%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
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 Alcolea de Calatrava, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is essentially constant, remaining around 17% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on October 31, and its lowest chance is 2% on July 31.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Alcolea de Calatrava is essentially constant, remaining about 1.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 4.9 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Alcolea de Calatrava, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 9 hours, 26 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 38 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Alcolea de Calatrava is 8:16 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 19 minutes later at 8:35 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:53 PM on December 7 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 6:04 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Alcolea de Calatrava 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 6:51 AM and sets 14 hours, 54 minutes later, at 9:45 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:31 AM and sets 9 hours, 26 minutes later, at 5:57 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 Alcolea de Calatrava is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 17, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 Alcolea de Calatrava is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.1 miles per hour, while on August 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.2 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during December is 8.2 miles per hour on December 1.
Average Wind Speed in December
The hourly average wind direction in Alcolea de Calatrava throughout December is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 34% on December 17.
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Alcolea de Calatrava typically lasts for 8.5 months (260 days), from around March 9 to around November 24, rarely starting before February 12 or after April 8, and rarely ending before November 1 or after December 19.
The month of December in Alcolea de Calatrava 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 36% to 2% 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 Alcolea de Calatrava are essentially constant during December, remaining within 11°F of 4,144°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Alcolea de Calatrava is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 2.3 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 2.1 kWh on December 20.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Alcolea de Calatrava are 38.987 deg latitude, -4.116 deg longitude, and 2,142 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Alcolea de Calatrava contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 640 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,173 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,263 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,671 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Alcolea de Calatrava is covered by cropland (76%) and trees (13%), within 10 miles by cropland (62%) and trees (21%), and within 50 miles by cropland (56%) and trees (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Alcolea de Calatrava, 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Alcolea de Calatrava.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Alcolea de Calatrava 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 Alcolea de Calatrava is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Alcolea de Calatrava and a given station.
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