December weather forecast
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Winter in Artigas Base, Antarctica with rocks and icebergs afloat in the distance
Winter in Artigas Base, Antarctica with rocks and icebergs afloat in the distance

Weather in December

The first month of the summer, December, is also a dangerously cold month in Artigas Base, Antarctica, with an average temperature ranging between max -27°C (-16.6°F) and min -29°C (-20.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature increases considerably from -36°C (-32.8°F) in November to a still dangerously cold -27°C (-16.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Artigas Base, is -29°C (-20.2°F).

Daylight

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 19h and 38min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 19:14 and sunset at 14:15. On the last day of December, in Artigas Base, sunrise is at 19:09 and sunset at 14:47 NZDT.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 19h.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Artigas Base?

In Artigas Base, in December, the average high-temperature is -27°C (-16.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -29°C (-20.2°F).

When are the longest days in Artigas Base?

With an average of 19h and 38min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Artigas Base, Antarctica.

How many hours of daylight does Artigas Base have in December?

In December, the average day length in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is 19h and 38min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Artigas Base?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 19:14 and sunset at 14:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 19:09 and sunset at 14:47 NZDT.

How long on average sun shines in December in Artigas Base?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is 19h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Artigas Base?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Artigas Base?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in December
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Average temperature in December - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in December: -27°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (-26°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August and September (-56°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -29°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (-29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (-64°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in December: 19h and 38min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 19h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 5h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 19h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 20h).
The months with the least sunshine are April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 0h).

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Average UV index in December
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Average UV index in December - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).
The months with the lowest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 0).

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