Benguela
Angola
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Benguela, Angola

December, the first month of the summer, in Benguela, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.8°C (74.8°F) and 27.4°C (81.3°F).

Temperature

In Benguela, the average high-temperature remains the same as in November - a still moderately hot 27.4°C (81.3°F). In Benguela, the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 30.1°C (86.2°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Benguela, Angola, is 75%.

Rainfall

In Benguela, during 14.5 rainfall days, 45mm (1.77") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Benguela, there are 113.5 rainfall days, and 371mm (14.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Benguela, the average water temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 12.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Benguela is 10.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Benguela?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Benguela, Angola, is 27.4°C (81.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in December is calculated to 30.1°C (86.2°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Benguela?

In December, the average relative humidity in Benguela is 75%.

How many days does it rain in December in Benguela?

In Benguela, during December, the rain falls for 14.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 45mm (1.77") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Benguela?

In December, the average sea temperature in Benguela, Angola, is 25.6°C (78.1°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

When are the longest days in Benguela?

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 12.9h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Benguela?

In Benguela, the average length of the day in December is 12.9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Benguela?

The average sunshine in December is 10.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Benguela?

January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Benguela?

In Benguela, Angola, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Benguela, Angola
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (23.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (19.1°C).

Average humidity in December - Benguela, Angola
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (71%).

Average rainfall in December - Benguela, Angola
  • Average rainfall in December: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (88mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Benguela, Angola
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (19.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Benguela, Angola
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (20.6°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Benguela, Angola
  • Average daylight in December: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 10.8h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

Average UV index in December - Benguela, Angola
  • Average UV index in December: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).