December weather forecast and climate
Sal, Cape Verde

A man aboard a simple boat near a beach, on the clear waters of Santa Maria Island in Sal, Cape Verde
A man aboard a simple boat near a beach, on the clear waters of Santa Maria Island in Sal, Cape Verde

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

During December, Sal regularly aggregates up to 7mm (0.3") of precipitation. During the entire year, Sal aggregates up to 120mm (4.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sal, the average seawater temperature in December is 24°C (75.2°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24°C (75.2°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Sal, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

January and December, with an average UV index of 8, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the temperature in December in Sal?

In December, in Sal, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How much does it rain in Sal in December?

During December, Sal regularly aggregates up to 7mm (0.3") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in December in Sal?

In December, the average sea temperature in Sal, Cape Verde, is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

What is the month with the shortest days in Sal?

December has the shortest days of the year in Sal, Cape Verde, with an average of 11.1h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Sal?

In Sal, the average length of the day in December is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sal have in December?

In Sal, the average sunshine in December is 6h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Sal, Cape Verde, are January and December, with an average UV index of 8.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Sal?

The average UV index in December in Sal, Cape Verde, is 8.
Average temperature in December - Sal, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in December: 26°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and April (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August, September and October (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (18°C).

Average rainfall in December - Sal, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in December: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (58mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March, April and May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Sal, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May, June, July and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Sal, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in December: 24°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and May (22°C).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Sal, 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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).

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