Thimphu
Bhutan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Thimphu, Bhutan

The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild 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 moderate 14.5°C (58.1°F). In Thimphu, in December, the average low-temperature is -1.1°C (30°F).

Rainfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Thimphu, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 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.

What is the temperature in December in Thimphu?

In December, in Thimphu, the average high-temperature is 14.5°C (58.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -1.1°C (30°F).

How much does it rain in Thimphu in December?

Throughout December, 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, Bhutan.

How many hours of daylight does Thimphu have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 10.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Thimphu have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Thimphu?

The month with the lowest UV index in Thimphu, Bhutan, is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Thimphu?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Thimphu is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).

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).

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).

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).