December weather forecast and climate
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in San Antonio de Tachira, is still a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.1°C (89.8°F) and 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still hot 32.1°C (89.8°F). In San Antonio de Tachira, in December, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is appraised at a life-threatening hot 46.1°C (115°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, 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 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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

The average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In San Antonio de Tachira, in December, during 23.3 rainfall days, 67mm (2.64") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in San Antonio de Tachira, there are 305.4 rainfall days, and 1302mm (51.26") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in San Antonio de Tachira, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in San Antonio de Tachira are January through May, July through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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 San Antonio de Tachira?

The average high-temperature, in December, in San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia, is 32.1°C (89.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 46.1°C (115°F).

What is the average humidity in December in San Antonio de Tachira?

The average relative humidity in December in San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia, is 83%.

How much does it rain in San Antonio de Tachira in December?

In San Antonio de Tachira, in December, it is raining for 23.3 days, with typically 67mm (2.64") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in San Antonio de Tachira?

December has the shortest days of the year in San Antonio de Tachira, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in San Antonio de Tachira?

In San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia, the average length of the day in December is 11.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in San Antonio de Tachira?

With an average of 6.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December in San Antonio de Tachira?

In December, the average sunshine in San Antonio de Tachira is 6.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in San Antonio de Tachira?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in San Antonio de Tachira?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average temperature in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (34.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is November (22.7°C).

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Average pressure in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average pressure in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average pressure in December: 1008.8mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are May and September (1009.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1008.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average wind speed in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and December (5.4km/h).

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Average humidity in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average humidity in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average humidity in December: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average rainfall in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in December: 67mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (157mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (41mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average rainfall days in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 23.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (17.7 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.6h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average sunshine days in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in December: 5.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (9.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (1 days).

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Average UV index in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average UV index in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average UV index in December: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average cloud cover in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average visibility in December - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

The month with the highest visibility is February (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are June, July, August, September, October and November (7km).

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