Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A white statue of Jesus Christ looking down at the Bole Medhane Alem Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A white statue of Jesus Christ looking down at the Bole Medhane Alem Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
December, the first month of the winter, in Addis Ababa, is still a pleasant month, with average temperature varying between 7.6°C (45.7°F) and 20.9°C (69.6°F).

Temperature

In Addis Ababa, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still pleasant 20.9°C (69.6°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 7.6°C (45.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Addis Ababa is 56%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is December when the rain falls for 4.1 days and typically collects 4mm (0.16") of precipitation.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are June through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Addis Ababa?

In December, in Addis Ababa, the average high-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 7.6°C (45.7°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Addis Ababa?

In December, the average relative humidity is 56%.

How much does it rain in Addis Ababa in December?

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in December, during 4.1 rainfall days, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Addis Ababa?

December is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4.1 days and accumulates 4mm (0.16") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Addis Ababa?

The month with the shortest days in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Addis Ababa?

In December, the average length of the day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is 11.6h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Addis Ababa?

Months with the most sunshine in Addis Ababa are January and December, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Addis Ababa?

The average sunshine in December is 9.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Addis Ababa?

June through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

How high is the UV index in December in Addis Ababa?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average high temperature in December: 20.9°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (23.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (19.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 7.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (12.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is November (7.4°C).

Average humidity in December - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average humidity in December: 56%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (51%).

Average rainfall in December - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall in December: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (213mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (4.1 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.6h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 9.8h

Months with most sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.1h).

Average UV index in December - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average UV index in December: 4

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April and May (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 4).