December weather forecast and climate
Old Palapye, Botswana

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer, in Old Palapye, is still a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 20.8°C (69.4°F) and 30.7°C (87.3°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still hot 30.7°C (87.3°F). In Old Palapye, the average low-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a hot 32.9°C (91.2°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, pregnancy, 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.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 54%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Old Palapye, Botswana, is December when the rain falls for 17.3 days and typically aggregates up to 85mm (3.35") of precipitation.

Daylight

The month with the longest days in Old Palapye is December, with an average of 13.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Old Palapye, the average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Old Palapye, Botswana, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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 Old Palapye?

In Old Palapye, in December, the average high-temperature is 30.7°C (87.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 32.9°C (91.2°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Old Palapye?

In Old Palapye, the average relative humidity in December is 54%.

How much does it rain in Old Palapye in December?

In December, the rain falls for 17.3 days. Throughout December, 85mm (3.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Old Palapye?

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.3 days and accumulates 85mm (3.35") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Old Palapye?

The month with the longest days in Old Palapye, Botswana, is December, with an average of 13.5h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Old Palapye have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Old Palapye is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Old Palapye have in December?

In Old Palapye, Botswana, the average sunshine in December is 11h.

How high is the UV index in December in Old Palapye?

In Old Palapye, Botswana, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average temperature in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (8.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average pressure in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1023.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average wind speed in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average wind speed in December: 13.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (16.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average humidity in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average humidity in December: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (34%).

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Average rainfall in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average rainfall in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in December: 85mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (85mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average rainfall days in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.3 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average daylight in December: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 11h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7.6).

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Average sunshine days in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average sunshine days in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average UV index in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average cloud cover in December - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average cloud cover in December: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in December
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average visibility in December - Old Palapye, 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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