The weather in Fuerteventura in December remains excellent as winter approaches. Unlike northern Europe, the temperatures remain warm for much of winter.
Fuerteventura is the warmest of the Canaries now with similar conditions to Lanzarote during this month. Tenerife and Gran Canaria to the west are generally a shade cooler now. Below are some handy tips about temperatures to expect if visiting during December.
Weather Fuerteventura In December
The weather in Fuerteventura in December sees an average temperature of 19 Celsius. The average high temperature now is 22 Celsius with a low of 16 Celsius. The two islands closest to Africa see ths warmest conditions now. Some believe this is due to the Sahara Desert which is 475 kilometres south.
The Saharan Air Layer does play a large part in the climate here. The weather phenomenon known as a “Calima” is the result of a dust storm from the Sahara. This is often the result of a storm or significant drop in temperature. The “Calima” dust storm often reduces visibility from a few hours to up to a week at times.
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December Sea Temperature
The temperature of the sea in Fuerteventura during December is 20 Celsius. This is a small drop of 1 Celsius from previous month Novemeber. For most, these conditions will be ideal for a swim and some beach fun. February and March here are when the sea is at it´s coldest temperature of 18 Celsius.
Although it only rains for 3 days on average December is by far the wettest month in Fuerteventura. This month sees close to double the amount of rain of any other month. February is next wettest with November in third place. June, July and August are barren with no historical rainfall to speak of.
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