Monkey Mia
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Monkey Mia, Australia

December, the first month of the summer, in Monkey Mia, is a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low of 19°C (66.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F) in November, to a tropical 32°C (89.6°F). In December, in Monkey Mia, the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

The only month without rainfall in Monkey Mia is December.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 23°C (73.4°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23°C (73.4°F).

Daylight

The month with the longest days in Monkey Mia is December, with an average of 13.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

November and December, with an average of 12h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Monkey Mia.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Monkey Mia, Australia. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Monkey Mia?

In December, in Monkey Mia, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

Does it rain in Monkey Mia in December?

In December, it doesn't rain. November is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Monkey Mia?

December is the only month when rain does not fall in Monkey Mia.

How warm is the water in December in Monkey Mia?

In Monkey Mia, in December, the average water temperature is 23°C (73.4°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23°C (73.4°F) water may be enjoyable.

When are the longest days in Monkey Mia?

The month with the longest days in Monkey Mia is December, with an average of 13.7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Monkey Mia have in December?

In Monkey Mia, the average length of the day in December is 13.7h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Monkey Mia?

Months with the most sunshine are November and December, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Monkey Mia?

In December, the average sunshine in Monkey Mia is 12h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Monkey Mia?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Monkey Mia, Australia.

How high is the UV index in December in Monkey Mia?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Monkey Mia, Australia
  • Average high temperature in December: 32°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (10°C).

Average rainfall in December - Monkey Mia, Australia
  • Average rainfall in December: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (48mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Monkey Mia, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (2 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Monkey Mia, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 23°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (26°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August, September, October and November (22°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Monkey Mia, Australia
  • Average daylight in December: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 12h

Months with most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in December - Monkey Mia, Australia
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 4).