Gaborone
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gaborone, Botswana

Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
December, the first month of the summer, in Gaborone, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 32.5°C (90.5°F) and min 18.8°C (65.8°F).

Temperature

In Gaborone, the average high-temperature in December is practically the same as in November - a still hot 32.5°C (90.5°F). In December, in Gaborone, the average low-temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 6 days and accumulates 32.9mm (1.3") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Gaborone are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in December in Gaborone?

In December, in Gaborone, Botswana, the average high-temperature is 32.5°C (90.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Gaborone?

In Gaborone, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 32.9mm (1.3") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Gaborone?

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 6 days and typically aggregates up to 32.9mm (1.3") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Gaborone?

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

How many hours of daylight does Gaborone have in December?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gaborone?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Gaborone?

The average sunshine in December is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Gaborone?

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Gaborone?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in December: 32.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (32.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (1 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gaborone, Botswana
  • 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: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

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

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

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).