December weather forecast
Buena Vista, Curaçao

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Weather in December

Closing the year, December arrives in Buena Vista with surprisingly warm weather. Heavy rains decline while temperature levels remain constant as observed in November. Contrary to other months, wind speeds rise to a commendable 30.1km/h (18.7mph). The mix of weather conditions includes more sunshine hours and lesser cloudy days. Correspondingly, December marks the sweet farewell to heavy showers and an inviting prospect of the warm year ahead.

Temperature

Upon the beginning of December, Buena Vista's high-temperatures register at a still moderately hot 27.7°C (81.9°F), closely mirroring the preceding month. Throughout December, Buena Vista reports a steady low-temperature average of 26.7°C (80.1°F), slightly lower than its daytime counterpart.

Heat index

The heat index for December is appraised at a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Continuous activity in exposure could lead to a feeling of fatigue and heat cramps.
Thinking about the heat index, one should account for its values in shaded areas with gentle breezes. When exposed to the direct sun, the heat index may augment by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'real feel', arises from combining readings of air temperature and relative moisture content. Factors such as metabolic variation, pregnancy, and physical activity play a role in one's impression of weather. Understand that direct sun rays can influence the weather's impact, leading to an increase in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly critical for babies and toddlers. Children often miss understanding the importance of rest and rehydration. Thirst usually appears late during dehydration - therefore, maintaining hydration, particularly during long physical activities, is essential.

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are October through December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In Buena Vista, during December, the rain falls for 23.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 91mm (3.58") of precipitation. In Buena Vista, during the entire year, the rain falls for 220.5 days and collects up to 653mm (25.71") of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 11h and 24min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December in Buena Vista, sunrise is at 06:41 and sunset at 18:08. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:56 and sunset at 18:21 AST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are March, April and December, with an average of 8.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Buena Vista. The months with the lowest UV index in Buena Vista are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 7 in December interprets into the following recommendations:
Persist in precautions and follow sun safety policies. Keeping sunburn at bay is imperative. Avoid direct Sun exposure and stay in the shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., a time when UV radiation is most intense, noting that not all shade structures offer full protection. Counter UV radiation's ill effects with clothing designed for sun safety and UV-resistant eyewear.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Buena Vista in December?

The high-temperature, in December, in Buena Vista, records 27.7°C (81.9°F), while the low-temperature is 26.7°C (80.1°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Buena Vista?

October through December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in December in Buena Vista?

In Buena Vista, the average relative humidity in December is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December in Buena Vista?

In Buena Vista, Curaçao, in December, it is raining for 23.8 days, with typically 91mm (3.58") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Buena Vista?

With an average of 11h and 24min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Buena Vista.

What is the average length of the day in December in Buena Vista?

In Buena Vista, the average day length in December is 11h and 26min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Buena Vista?

On the first day of December in Buena Vista, sunrise is at 06:41 and sunset at 18:08. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:56 and sunset at 18:21 AST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Buena Vista?

The months with the least sunshine in Buena Vista are March, April and December, with an average of 8.5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Buena Vista?

The average sunshine duration in December in Buena Vista is 8.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Buena Vista?

The months with the highest UV index in Buena Vista are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Buena Vista?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Buena Vista, Curaçao.

How high is the UV index in December in Buena Vista?

In Buena Vista, Curaçao, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average temperature in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.7°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°C).

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Average pressure in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average pressure in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.1mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average wind speed in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average wind speed in December: 30.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (34.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (24.6km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average humidity in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October, November and December (78%).

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Average rainfall in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average rainfall in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall in December: 91mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (129mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average rainfall days in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall days in December: 23.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (13.9 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h and 3min

The months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are March, April and December (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average sunshine days in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average sunshine days in December: 4.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (3.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average UV index in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average UV index in December: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average cloud cover in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average cloud cover in December: 39

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in December
Buena Vista, Curaçao

Average visibility in December - Buena Vista, Curaçao
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

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

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