December weather forecast
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Weather in December

December on Christmas Island is well into the wet season, characterized by high rainfall and stable warm temperatures. The precipitation usually exceeds 150mm (5.91") for the month, continuing the wet conditions of November. Temperatures generally range between 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F), maintaining a tropical warmth.

Flying Fish Cove, the island's main settlement, experiences similar weather conditions to the wider island. The frequency of rain showers remains high, and clear sunny days are less common, although the island's tropical warmth continues unabated.

Compared to November, December sees a further increase in rainfall, while temperatures remain relatively stable. The transition into the following month, January, typically does not bring significant changes in these parameters, maintaining the conditions of the wet season. The daylight hours remain stable, with sunrise around 5:30 AM and sunset close to 6:30 PM.

Despite the high rainfall, December continues to offer opportunities for wildlife observation and exploration. The lush landscapes and the activity of various species in response to the wet season provide unique experiences for naturalists and casual observers. As the weather is subject to change, flexibility remains key for outdoor plans during this month.

  • Flying Fish Cove - December »
    A minimal decline in temperature from daytime highs is anticipated in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island throughout the December nights, averaging a still moderately hot 23.9°C (75°F). In Flying Fish Cove in December, the average water temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F).
  • Christmas Island - December »
    In Christmas Island during December, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 211mm (8.31") of precipitation. In Christmas Island, during December, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 211mm (8.31") of precipitation.
  • Drumsite - December »
    In Drumsite, in December, it is raining for 21.4 days, with typically 103mm (4.06") of accumulated precipitation. In Drumsite, in December, it is raining for 21.4 days, with typically 103mm (4.06") of accumulated precipitation.
  • South Point - December »
    The month with the longest days in South Point is December, with an average of 12h and 42min of daylight. On the first day of December in South Point, Christmas Island, sunrise is at 05:25 and sunset at 18:07.
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