Weather in Tenerife in December

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What’s the weather like in Tenerife in December?

In December, Tenerife experiences mild and pleasant weather conditions. It is winter in Tenerife during this month, but compared to many other European destinations, the weather is relatively warmer. While it may not be as hot as in the summer months, December still offers enjoyable temperatures for outdoor activities, making it a popular time for tourists to visit the island.

Average daily temperatures

The average daily temperature in Tenerife in December ranges between 17°C (63°F) and 21°C (70°F). It is important to note that temperatures can vary depending on the specific area of the island. The coastal regions usually tend to be slightly warmer than the inland areas. Additionally, as December progresses, temperatures may gradually decrease. The evenings and nights can be cooler, with an average low of 14°C (57°F). It is advisable to pack some warmer clothing for the evenings.

Sunshine and rainfall

Tenerife enjoys a generous amount of sunshine even in December. Visitors can expect an average of 6 to 7 hours of sunshine per day, giving plenty of opportunities to explore the island and enjoy outdoor activities. Rainfall is relatively low during this time of year, with an average of 4 to 5 rainy days in December. However, it is always possible to experience occasional showers or drizzles, so it is recommended to have a light rain jacket or umbrella handy.

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