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Gran Canaria weather in December 2020
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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Gran Canaria in December. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
The December weather guide for Gran Canaria shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.
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How hot is it in Gran Canaria in December?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 21°C in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in December, falling to 14°C at night.
How sunny is it in Gran Canaria in December?
There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in December - that's 60% of daylight hours.
How warm is the sea around Gran Canaria in December?
The average sea temperature around Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in December is 21°C.
Does it rain in Gran Canaria in December?
There are usually 4 days with some rain in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in December and the average monthly rainfall is 33mm.
Things to do in Gran Canaria in December 2020
In Gran Canaria, as on the Spanish mainland, Christmas differs from elsewhere. For instance, the main family meal is on Christmas Eve (Nochebuena) instead of Christmas Day. Also, New Year's Eve is known as Nochevieja with locals saying adios to the old year as much as hola to the new one.
One of the most eye catching spectacles of the festive period takes place on Las Canteras Beach. The Belen de Arena is a nativity display crafted from sand with grainy depictions of the baby Jesus, Joseph, and Mary. It opens to the public on the 1st December and closes at Epiphany.
The island is a popular warm weather training destination for athletes who want to escape a bleak midwinter in their homelands. With that in mind, La Cicloturista cycling races take place around Gran Canaria. They include a climb to the island's highest spot, the poetically named Pico de las Nieves (Peak of the Snows).
|Belen de Arena||Las Palmas de Gran Canaria||1st December to 6th January each year|
|La Cicloturista||islandwide||early December|
Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times for December 2020
Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Gran Canaria in December 2020. Select a month to view Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Maspalomas.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Tuesday, 1st December 2020||07:36||18:07|
|Wednesday, 16th December 2020||07:46||18:10|
|Thursday, 31st December 2020||07:53||18:18|
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