Saunders Island Settlement
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The first month of the summer, December, is still a mild month in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), with average temperature fluctuating between 14°C (57.2°F) and 6°C (42.8°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still mild 14°C (57.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Saunders Island Settlement, is 6°C (42.8°F).

Rainfall

In Saunders Island Settlement, during 11 rainfall days, 47mm (1.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 113 rainfall days, and 452mm (17.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 9°C (48.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The month with the longest days in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is December, with an average of 16.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Saunders Island Settlement?

In December, in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average high-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

How much does it rain in Saunders Island Settlement in December?

In December, in Saunders Island Settlement, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout December, 47mm (1.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), in December, the average water temperature is 9°C (48.2°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

When are the longest days in Saunders Island Settlement?

The month with the longest days in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is December, with an average of 16.5h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, the average length of the day in December is 16.5h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average sunshine in December is 6h.

When is the highest UV index in Saunders Island Settlement?

Months with the highest UV index in Saunders Island Settlement are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

How high is the UV index in December in Saunders Island Settlement?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Saunders Island Settlement is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average high temperature in December: 14°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and February (15°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June, July and August (0°C).

Average rainfall in December - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall in December: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (53mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and October (28mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August, September and October (8 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average sea temperature in December: 9°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (10°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (6°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average daylight in December: 16.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 7h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in December - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average UV index in December: 8

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 0).