December weather forecast and climate
Yaounde, Cameroon

Dusk view of the Yaounde city, Cameroon, with vast mountain ranges afar
Dusk view of the Yaounde city, Cameroon, with vast mountain ranges afar
The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Yaounde, Cameroon, with average temperature fluctuating between 19.5°C (67.1°F) and 28.5°C (83.3°F).

Temperature

In Yaounde, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still moderately hot 28.5°C (83.3°F). In Yaounde, in December, the average low-temperature is 19.5°C (67.1°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 33.2°C (91.8°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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, metabolic differences), and activity. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The least humid month in Yaounde is December, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 18.6mm (0.73") of precipitation.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days in Yaounde are January, November and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Yaounde, Cameroon, is 5.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Yaounde are June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in December in Yaounde?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 28.5°C (83.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.5°C (67.1°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 33.2°C (91.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Yaounde?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, December is the least humid month in Yaounde.

What is the average humidity in December in Yaounde?

In Yaounde, the average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How much does it rain in Yaounde in December?

In December, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout December, 18.6mm (0.73") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Yaounde?

December is the month with the least rainfall in Yaounde. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 18.6mm (0.73") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Yaounde?

January, November and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Yaounde.

How many hours of daylight does Yaounde have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Yaounde have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Yaounde is 5.9h.

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

June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Yaounde?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Yaounde is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (26.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March and April (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is October (19.2°C).

Average humidity in December - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (79%).

Average rainfall in December - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average rainfall in December: 18.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (293.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (18.6mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average daylight in December: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.9h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

Average UV index in December - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average UV index in December: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and December (UV index 11).