December weather forecast and climate
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Mindelo, Cape Verde, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

In Mindelo, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still warm 24.2°C (75.6°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 73%, are the least humid months in Mindelo.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 2.4 days. Throughout December, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 39.3 rainfall days, and 91mm (3.58") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

January through August, November 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 threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average 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. 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.
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FAQ

What are the least humid months in Mindelo?

Months with the lowest humidity in Mindelo, Cape Verde, are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

What is the average humidity in December in Mindelo?

The average relative humidity in December in Mindelo, Cape Verde, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in December in Mindelo?

In Mindelo, in December, it is raining for 2.4 days, with typically 4mm (0.16") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Mindelo?

With an average of 11.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Mindelo have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Mindelo is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Mindelo have in December?

In Mindelo, the average sunshine in December is 9.2h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Mindelo, Cape Verde, are January through August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in December in Mindelo?

In Mindelo, Cape Verde, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average temperature in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in December: 24.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (21.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are September and October (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (20.7°C).

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Average pressure in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average pressure in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average pressure in December: 1015.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.6mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are August and September (1013.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average wind speed in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average wind speed in December: 25.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (28.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (18.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average humidity in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average humidity in December: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average rainfall in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in December: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (31mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March, April and May (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average rainfall days in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (9.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in December: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average sunshine days in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average sunshine days in December: 27.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (28.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average cloud cover in December - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average cloud cover in December: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in December
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average visibility in December - Mindelo, 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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