Francistown
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Francistown, Botswana

The first month of the summer, December, is also a moderately hot month in Francistown, Botswana, with average temperature ranging between min 21°C (69.8°F) and max 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a warm 29°C (84.2°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Francistown, in December, during 9 rainfall days, 91mm (3.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Francistown, Botswana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 52 days and collects up to 470mm (18.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 13.4h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year.

Sunshine

February through April, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Francistown.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the temperature in December in Francistown?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Francistown?

In Francistown, in December, during 9 rainfall days, 91mm (3.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When are the longest days in Francistown?

With an average of 13.4h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Francistown, Botswana.

How many hours of daylight does Francistown have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Francistown?

Months with the least sunshine in Francistown are February through April, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Francistown?

In December, the average sunshine in Francistown is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Francistown?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Francistown, Botswana.

What is the UV index reading in December in Francistown?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in December: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (8°C).

Average rainfall in December - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in December: 91mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (99mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average daylight in December: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

Months with most sunshine are July and September (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in December - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).