December weather forecast and climate
Las Colonias, Colombia

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Las Colonias, is still a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 22.2°C (72°F) and 33.1°C (91.6°F).

Temperature

In Las Colonias, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - a still hot 33.1°C (91.6°F). In Las Colonias, the average low-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a burning hot 45.6°C (114.1°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Las Colonias, during December, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 34mm (1.34") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 228 rainfall days, and 1026mm (40.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Las Colonias.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 7.4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Las Colonias?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Las Colonias, Colombia, is 33.1°C (91.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in December is evaluated at 45.6°C (114.1°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Las Colonias?

In Las Colonias, the average relative humidity in December is 74%.

How much does it rain in Las Colonias in December?

In December, in Las Colonias, Colombia, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout December, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Las Colonias?

January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

What is the average length of the day in December in Las Colonias?

The average length of the day in December in Las Colonias is 11.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Las Colonias?

With an average of 7.4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Las Colonias, Colombia.

How long on average sun shines in December in Las Colonias?

The average sunshine in December in Las Colonias, Colombia, is 7.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Las Colonias?

Months with the highest UV index are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in December in Las Colonias?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Las Colonias, Colombia, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average temperature in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (37.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (31.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (24.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (22.2°C).

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Average pressure in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average pressure in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average pressure in December: 1008.8mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are May and September (1009.3mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February, November and December (1008.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average wind speed in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (5.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average humidity in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average humidity in December: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (57%).

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Average rainfall in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average rainfall in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in December: 34mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and October (153mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average rainfall days in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (27.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.1 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average sunshine days in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (2.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average UV index in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average UV index in December: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average cloud cover in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in December: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in December
Las Colonias, Colombia

Average visibility in December - Las Colonias, Colombia
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February and March (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October and November (7km).

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