December weather forecast and climate
Ortega, Colombia

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a hot month in Ortega, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 18°C (64.4°F) and an average high of 33.6°C (92.5°F).

Temperature

In Ortega, the average high-temperature in December is relatively the same as in November - a still tropical 33.6°C (92.5°F). In December, in Ortega, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is evaluated at a blistering 41.1°C (106°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through 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 Ortega, the average relative humidity in December is 60%.

Rainfall

In Ortega, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 56mm (2.2") of accumulated precipitation. In Ortega, Colombia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 211.1 days and collects up to 802mm (31.57") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Ortega, with an average of 8.4h of sunshine.

UV index

May, June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest 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 ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 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 Ortega?

In Ortega, in December, the average high-temperature is 33.6°C (92.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 41.1°C (106°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Ortega?

In December, the average relative humidity in Ortega is 60%.

How many days does it rain in December in Ortega?

In Ortega, Colombia, during December, the rain falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 56mm (2.2") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ortega?

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

How many hours of daylight does Ortega have in December?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ortega?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Ortega, Colombia, with an average of 8.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ortega have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Ortega, Colombia, is 8.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Ortega?

Months with the lowest UV index in Ortega, Colombia, are May, June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in December in Ortega?

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

Average temperature in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average temperature in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (35.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (32.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18°C).

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Average pressure in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average pressure in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average pressure in December: 1013.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average wind speed in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in December: 3.9km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.6km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average humidity in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average humidity in December: 60%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (65%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (51%).

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Average rainfall in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average rainfall in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in December: 56mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (109mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (37mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average rainfall days in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (23.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (10.5 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ortega, 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: 8.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average sunshine days in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (14.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (2.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Ortega, Colombia

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average cloud cover in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in December: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in December
Ortega, Colombia

Average visibility in December - Ortega, Colombia
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October, November and December (9km).

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