December weather forecast and climate
Piru, Colombia

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Piru, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.7°C (85.5°F) and an average low of 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still moderately hot 29.7°C (85.5°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is calculated to a torrid 38.7°C (101.7°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the 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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Piru, Colombia, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Piru, during 28.6 rainfall days, 220mm (8.66") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Piru, during the entire year, the rain falls for 350.4 days and collects up to 3554mm (139.92") of precipitation.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Piru is December, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Piru are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. Months with the lowest UV index in Piru, Colombia, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Piru?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Piru, is 29.7°C (85.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in December is appraised at 38.7°C (101.7°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Piru?

In December, the average relative humidity is 87%.

How much does it rain in Piru in December?

In December, in Piru, the rain falls for 28.6 days. Throughout December, 220mm (8.66") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Piru?

Months with the shortest days in Piru are January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Piru is 11.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Piru?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Piru?

The average sunshine in December in Piru is 6.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Piru?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Piru, Colombia.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Piru, Colombia, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in December in Piru?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Piru is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Piru, Colombia

Average temperature in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.7°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and July (30.7°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are October and November (29.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (22.6°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are September, October, November and December (21.5°C).

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Average pressure in December
Piru, Colombia

Average pressure in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average pressure in December: 1009.2mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are May and September (1009.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1009.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Piru, Colombia

Average wind speed in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (5.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (4.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Piru, Colombia

Average humidity in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, September, October and November (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (84%).

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Average rainfall in December
Piru, Colombia

Average rainfall in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in December: 220mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (436mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (149mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Piru, Colombia

Average rainfall days in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 28.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (30.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (26.3 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.6h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Piru, Colombia

Average sunshine days in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in December: 1.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (3.4 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are May and November (0.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Piru, Colombia

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Piru, Colombia

Average cloud cover in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in December: 59

Months with the most cloud cover are May, October and November (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 53).

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Average visibility in December
Piru, Colombia

Average visibility in December - Piru, Colombia
  • Average visibility in December: 6km

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

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