December weather forecast and climate
Quito, Ecuador

A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
The first month of the summer, December, is still a mild month in Quito, Ecuador, with average temperature ranging between max 15.8°C (60.4°F) and min 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Temperature

In Quito, the average high-temperature remains the same as in November - a still moderate 15.8°C (60.4°F). In Quito, Ecuador, the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Humidity

In Quito, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

In Quito, it is raining for 29.5 days, with typically 203mm (7.99") of accumulated precipitation. In Quito, during the entire year, the rain falls for 322.7 days and collects up to 1835mm (72.24") of precipitation.

Daylight

Months with the longest days are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight. Months with the shortest days are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Quito, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index in Quito. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Quito?

In December, in Quito, Ecuador, the average high-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Quito?

The average relative humidity in December in Quito, Ecuador, is 88%.

How many days does it rain in December in Quito?

In Quito, Ecuador, during December, the rain falls for 29.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 203mm (7.99") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Quito?

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Quito?

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

How many hours of daylight does Quito have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Quito have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Quito is 5.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Quito?

January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index in Quito.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Quito?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average high temperature in December: 15.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (17.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (15.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (9.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (7.6°C).

Average pressure in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average pressure in December: 1013.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.9mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (6.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are February and April (4.3km/h).

Average humidity in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

Average rainfall in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall in December: 203mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (229mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (78mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall days in December: 29.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (22.7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average daylight in December: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).
Months with the shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.4h

Months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average sunshine days in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average sunshine days in December: 0.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (4.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (0.3 days).

Average UV index in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average UV index in December: 4

Months with the highest UV index are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average cloud cover in December: 61

Months with the most cloud cover are March, April and November (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in December - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average visibility in December: 7km

Months with the highest visibility are July, August and September (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and April (6km).