Asmara
Eritrea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Asmara, Eritrea

A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, viewed from above
A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, viewed from above
December, the first month of the winter, in Asmara, is still a pleasant month, with average temperature fluctuating between 6°C (42.8°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

August, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In December, in Asmara, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout December, 6mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 59 rainfall days, and 519mm (20.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

January through April, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Asmara.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun 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.

What is the coldest month in Asmara?

The coldest months in Asmara are August, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F).

What is the temperature in December in Asmara?

In Asmara, Eritrea, in December, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

How much does it rain in Asmara in December?

In December, in Asmara, Eritrea, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout December, 6mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Asmara?

With an average of 11.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Asmara.

How many hours of daylight does Asmara have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Asmara is 11.2h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Asmara?

Months with the most sunshine in Asmara are January through April, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Asmara have in December?

In Asmara, Eritrea, the average sunshine in December is 9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Asmara?

The month with the lowest UV index in Asmara is December, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Asmara?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average high temperature in December: 22°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March, April and June (26°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are August, November and December (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 6°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (12°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (6°C).

Average rainfall in December - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall in December: 6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (172mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (2 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average daylight in December: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average UV index in December: 9

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).