December weather forecast
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Sosúa, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.7°C (71.1°F) and an average high of 26.8°C (80.2°F).

Temperature

In Sosúa, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - a still moderately hot 26.8°C (80.2°F). In December, in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are the most humid months in Sosúa.

Rainfall

In Sosúa, during December, the rain falls for 20 days and regularly aggregates up to 45mm (1.77") of precipitation. In Sosúa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 229.2 days and collects up to 719mm (28.31") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sosúa, the average water temperature is 27.4°C (81.3°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

With an average of 10h and 58min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Sosúa, Dominican Republic.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 18:13 AST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 8.6h.

UV index

January through April, 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 risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Sosúa?

The months with the highest humidity in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in December in Sosúa?

The average relative humidity in December in Sosúa is 81%.

How much does it rain in Sosúa in December?

In December, in Sosúa, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout December, 45mm (1.77") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Sosúa?

In Sosúa, in December, the average water temperature is 27.4°C (81.3°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sosúa?

December has the shortest days of the year in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, with an average of 10h and 58min of daylight.

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

In December, the average day length in Sosúa is 10h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Sosúa?

On the first day of December in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 18:13 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Sosúa have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 8.6h.

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

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Sosúa, Dominican Republic.

How high is the UV index in December in Sosúa?

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

Average temperature in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average temperature in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (20.9°C).

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Average pressure in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average pressure in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average pressure in December: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1013mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average wind speed in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average wind speed in December: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are October and November (11.5km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average humidity in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (77%).

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Average rainfall in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall in December: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (100mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (39mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall days in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall days in December: 20 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (15.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average sea temperature in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (25.8°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average sunshine days in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (9.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average UV index in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average UV index in December: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average cloud cover in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average cloud cover in December: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in December
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average visibility in December - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • 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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