December weather forecast and climate
Gutta, Botswana

Weather in December

The first month of the summer, December, is still a hot month in Gutta, Botswana, with average temperature ranging between min 23.5°C (74.3°F) and max 32.5°C (90.5°F).

Temperature

In Gutta, Botswana, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - a still tropical 32.5°C (90.5°F). In December, in Gutta, the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a very hot 35°C (95°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Gutta, the average relative humidity is 49%.

Rainfall

In Gutta, Botswana, during 16.7 rainfall days, 74mm (2.91") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gutta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 83.1 days and collects up to 335mm (13.19") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Gutta, the average sunshine is 11.2h.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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

What is the temperature in December in Gutta?

In December, in Gutta, the average high-temperature is 32.5°C (90.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in December is appraised at 35°C (95°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Gutta?

The average relative humidity in December in Gutta is 49%.

How much does it rain in Gutta in December?

In December, in Gutta, the rain falls for 16.7 days. Throughout December, 74mm (2.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Gutta?

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

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

The average length of the day in December in Gutta is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gutta have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Gutta, Botswana, is 11.2h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Gutta?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average temperature in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (35.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (23.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (11.6°C).

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Average pressure in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average pressure in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average pressure in December: 1010.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1022mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1010.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average wind speed in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average wind speed in December: 14.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (16.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (11.7km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average humidity in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average humidity in December: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (56%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (24%).

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Average rainfall in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average rainfall in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in December: 74mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average rainfall days in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in December: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (16.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.2 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Gutta, Botswana

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 11.2h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average sunshine days in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average UV index in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average UV index in December: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average cloud cover in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average cloud cover in December: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 30).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 3).

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Average visibility in December
Gutta, Botswana

Average visibility in December - Gutta, Botswana
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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