December weather forecast
Buenaventura, Colombia

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Buenaventura, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.7°C (72.9°F) and max 27.9°C (82.2°F).

Temperature

October through December, with an average high-temperature of 27.9°C (82.2°F), are the coldest months.

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to be a hot 33.1°C (91.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Buenaventura, Colombia, are April, May, September through December, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 29.6 days. Throughout December, 243mm (9.57") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Buenaventura, there are 337.3 rainfall days, and 2750mm (108.27") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 26.8°C (80.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: 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

January, November and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Buenaventura.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are August and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What are the coldest months in Buenaventura?

The coldest months in Buenaventura, Colombia, are October through December, with an average high-temperature of 27.9°C (82.2°F).

What is the temperature in December in Buenaventura?

In December, in Buenaventura, Colombia, the average high-temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in December is calculated to be 33.1°C (91.6°F).

What are the most humid months in Buenaventura?

Months with the highest humidity in Buenaventura are April, May, September through December, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

What is the average humidity in December in Buenaventura?

In Buenaventura, Colombia, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

How much does it rain in Buenaventura in December?

In Buenaventura, Colombia, during December, the rain falls for 29.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 243mm (9.57") of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Buenaventura?

January, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 26.8°C (80.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Buenaventura, Colombia.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Buenaventura?

In Buenaventura, Colombia, in December, the average water temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Buenaventura?

Months with the shortest days are January, November and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Buenaventura have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Buenaventura, Colombia, is 11.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Buenaventura?

Months with the least sunshine in Buenaventura are August and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Buenaventura have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 4.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Buenaventura?

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Buenaventura, Colombia.

How high is the UV index in December in Buenaventura?

In Buenaventura, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average temperature in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (29.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are October, November and December (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (23.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is October (22.4°C).

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Average pressure in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average pressure in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1012mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average wind speed in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in December: 6km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and December (6km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are April and May (5.1km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average humidity in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

Months with the highest relative humidity are April, May, September, October, November and December (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (86%).

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Average rainfall in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average rainfall in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in December: 243mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (309mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (126mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average rainfall days in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 29.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (30.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (25.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average sea temperature in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 26.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.2°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, November and December (26.8°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are August and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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Average sunshine days in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average sunshine days in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in December: 1.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (4.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average UV index in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is October (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average cloud cover in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in December: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 69).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 56).

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Average visibility in December
Buenaventura, Colombia

Average visibility in December - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).

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