Artigas Base
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
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
The first month of the summer, December, is also a dangerously cold month in Artigas Base, Antarctica, with temperature in the range of an average low of -29°C (-20.2°F) and an average high of -27°C (-16.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature soars, from a dangerously cold -36°C (-32.8°F) in November, to a still life-threatening cold -27°C (-16.6°F). In December, the average low-temperature is -29°C (-20.2°F).

Daylight

The month with the longest days in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is December, with an average of 19.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Artigas Base, the average sunshine in December 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 estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in December in Artigas Base?

In December, in Artigas Base, Antarctica, 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?

The month with the longest days in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is December, with an average of 19.6h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Artigas Base?

In Artigas Base, Antarctica, the average length of the day in December is 19.6h.

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

The average sunshine in December in Artigas Base 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 in Artigas Base.

How high is the UV index in December in Artigas Base?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Artigas Base is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).
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).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in December: 19.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 19.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 5.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 19h

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

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

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