Praia
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Praia, Cape Verde

High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
December, the first month of the winter, in Praia, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.7°C (71.1°F) and an average high of 26.1°C (79°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still warm 26.1°C (79°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

Rainfall

In Praia, in December, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 4.6mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 22 rainfall days, and 209.6mm (8.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Praia, the average seawater temperature in December is 25.5°C (77.9°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

With an average of 11.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In Praia, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 8, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 8 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Praia?

In December, in Praia, the average high-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

How much does it rain in Praia in December?

In December, in Praia, Cape Verde, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout December, 4.6mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Praia?

In Praia, Cape Verde, in December, the average water temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Praia?

With an average of 11.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Praia, Cape Verde.

How many hours of daylight does Praia have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Praia, Cape Verde, is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Praia have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Praia is 6.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Praia?

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Praia?

In Praia, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (29.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (19.4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (99.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April, May and June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.6°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in December: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.9h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average UV index in December - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in December: 8

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).