Average Temperatures for Spain in December

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Average temperatures for December at cities throughout Spain are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures based on weather data collected from 1971 to 2000.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: East, Northeast, Northwest, Central, Balearic Islands and South of Spain.

Eastern Spain

This section covers Spain's east coast on the Mediterranean Sea and includes the regions of Catalonia (Cataluña) and Valencian Community (Comunidad Valenciana). The highest weather station in the list is on the peak of Turo De L'Home in Parc Natural del Montseny at 1706 metres (5597 feet) elevation.

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
64 45 Alicante 18   7
58 42 Barcelona 14   6
61 44 Castellón 16   7
56 36 Girona 13   2
50 36 Lleida 10   2
58 41 Reus 15   5
41 31 Turo De L'Home   5  -1
62 47 Valencia 17   8

Balearic Islands

Average daily temperatures in December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
62 49 Ibiza (Eivissa) 17 10
59 48 Menorca 15   9
62 49 Palma, Mallorca 17 10

Northeast Spain

Cities on this list are located near Spain's border with France, in the regions of Aragon, Basque Country (País Vasco), La Rioja and Navarre (Comunidad Foral de Navarra).

December temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
57 43 Bilbao 14   6
50 38 Logroño 10   3
49 36 Pamplona 10   2
57 42 San Sebastián 14   6
51 38 Saragossa (Zaragoza) 11   4
48 36 Vitoria-Gasteiz   9   2

Northwest Spain

Cities in Asturias, Cantabria and Galicia, Spain's regions along the Atlantic Ocean, are included in this section.

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
57 48 Coruña 14   9
57 42 Gijón 14   6
51 37 Lugo 11   3
55 40 Ourense 13   4
55 42 Oviedo 13   6
57 45 Pontevedra 14   7
58 44 Santander 14   7
53 41 Santiago de Compostela 12   5
54 43 Vigo 12   6

Central Spain

Weather information in this table is for the regions of Castile and Leon (Castilla y León), Castile-La Mancha, Community of Madrid (Comunidad de Madrid) and Extremadura. One weather station, Puerto de Navacerrada, is at 1894 metres (6214 feet) elevation at a ski resort near Madrid.

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
51 34 Albacete 11   1
46 32 Ávila   8   0
58 41 Badajoz 15   5
46 33 Burgos   8   0
46 33 León   8   1
50 39 Madrid 10   4
38 29 Puerto de Navacerrada   3  -2
48 33 Salamanca   9   1
47 35 Segovia   9   2
53 37 Toledo 12   3
52 35 Torrejón de Ardoz 11   2
48 34 Valladolid   9   1

Southern Spain

This list covers the Andalusia (Andalucía) and Murcia regions, which stretch along Spain's southern coasts on the Atlantic and Mediterranean, including Costa del Sol.

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
64 49 Almería 18   9
64 49 Cordova (Córdoba) 18   9
56 35 Granada 14   2
63 47 Huelva 17   8
62 45 Jerez de la Frontera 17   7
63 47 Málaga 17   8
63 41 Murcia 17   5
62 44 Seville (Sevilla) 17   7
61 55 Tarifa 16 13
Reference

AEMET (Agencia Estatal De Meteorologia, Gobierno de España). Valores Climatológicos Normales.

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