December weather forecast and climate
Thimphu, Bhutan

Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan
Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderate month in Thimphu, Bhutan, with average temperature ranging between min -1.1°C (30°F) and max 14.5°C (58.1°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from an enjoyable 17.9°C (64.2°F) in November, to a mild 14.5°C (58.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Thimphu, is -1.1°C (30°F).

Rainfall

Throughout December, in Thimphu, 13mm (0.51") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, 1447mm (56.97") of rain is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Thimphu, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Thimphu is 7h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 5, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Thimphu in December?

Throughout December, in Thimphu, 13mm (0.51") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Thimphu?

With an average of 10.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Thimphu.

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

The average length of the day in December in Thimphu, Bhutan, is 10.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Thimphu?

The average sunshine in December in Thimphu, Bhutan, is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Thimphu?

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average temperature in December - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average high temperature in December: 14.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -1.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.6°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall in December - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall in December: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (373mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall days in December - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average daylight in December: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with the most sunshine are January, March, April and November (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with the least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 5).

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Average UV index in December
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average UV index in December - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).

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