December weather forecast and climate
Calheta, Cape Verde

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Calheta, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23°C (73.4°F) and 25.5°C (77.9°F).
The perfect water temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F) with 3mm (0.12") of accumulated rainfall and only 1.4 rainfall days, makes December a great period for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Calheta, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still warm 25.5°C (77.9°F). In Calheta, Cape Verde,, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Humidity

In Calheta, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In Calheta, during 1.4 rainfall days, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Calheta, there are 54.1 rainfall days, and 149mm (5.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 9.4h.

UV index

January through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Calheta?

The average relative humidity in December in Calheta, Cape Verde, is 70%.

How many days does it rain in December in Calheta?

In December, the rain falls for 1.4 days. Throughout December, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Calheta?

In Calheta, in December, the average water temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Calheta?

The month with the shortest days in Calheta, Cape Verde, is December, with an average of 11.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Calheta have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Calheta is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Calheta have in December?

In Calheta, Cape Verde, the average sunshine in December is 9.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Calheta?

Months with the lowest UV index in Calheta are January through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Calheta?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Calheta, Cape Verde, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average temperature in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in December: 25.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (28.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (23.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are September and October (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (20.9°C).

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Average pressure in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average pressure in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average pressure in December: 1014.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average wind speed in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average wind speed in December: 23.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (25.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (14km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average humidity in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average humidity in December: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average rainfall in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in December: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (50mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March and May (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average rainfall days in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (13.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (0.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average sea temperature in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.3°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in December: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average sunshine days in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average sunshine days in December: 28.5 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and May (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average UV index in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are August, September, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average cloud cover in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average cloud cover in December: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in December
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average visibility in December - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • 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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