December weather forecast
Goyave, Guadeloupe

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Weather in December

December concludes the year in Goyave, Guadeloupe with calm and inviting weather conditions. This month marks the official beginning of the dry season, characterized by reduced rainfall and somewhat cooler temperatures. The Christmas month maintains the balance of sunshine, humidity, and relatively low wind speeds, offering a welcoming atmosphere for holiday festivities. December sees a climb in wind speeds, reaching 23.1km/h (14.4mph). As the new year approaches, January presents a continuation of the serene weather conditions, albeit with a marginal rise in temperature and wind speeds.

Temperature

The transition from November to December in Goyave brings an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 27.3°C (81.1°F), barely different from November's 28.3°C (82.9°F). During the December nights, Goyave's temperature maintains an average close to the daytime highs, settling at a still moderately hot 25.8°C (78.4°F).

Heat index

Throughout December, the heat index is evaluated at a hot 30°C (86°F). A sense of exhaustion might occur with extended exposure and activity, potentially causing heat cramps.
When referencing the heat index, its values are suitable for shady environments and light breezes. Direct sunlight has the potential to heighten heat index values by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'apparent temperature', blends air temperature and moisture content to represent the felt temperature to humans. Elements such as metabolic variations, pregnancy, and physical exertion can influence one's weather perception. Direct exposure to the sun's rays can enhance the felt temperature, increasing the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly critical for babies and toddlers. Children regularly disregard the necessity to rest and replenish fluids. Thirst is a late symptom of dehydration - thus, maintaining hydration, particularly during long-lasting physical activities, is essential.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Goyave is 76%.

Rainfall

In Goyave, in December, during 23.9 rainfall days, 68mm (2.68") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Goyave, Guadeloupe, during the entire year, the rain falls for 261.2 days and collects up to 839mm (33.03") of precipitation.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11h and 12min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 17:32. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:33 and sunset at 17:45 AST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The UV index of 7 during December translates into the following guidance:
Undertake protective measures and comply with sun safety rules. Shielding against skin and eye damage is essential. Limit your exposure to the sun's UV radiation, which is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., and note that parasols or canopies may not provide full sun protection. Tightly woven clothing, when worn loosely, shields effectively against the Sun.
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Frequently asked questions

What are December temperatures in Goyave?

In Goyave, 27.3°C (81.1°F) is the average high-temperature and 25.8°C (78.4°F) is the average low-temperature during December. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in December is evaluated at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Goyave?

In December, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in Goyave in December?

In Goyave, Guadeloupe, in December, during 23.9 rainfall days, 68mm (2.68") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Goyave?

The month with the shortest days in Goyave, Guadeloupe, is December, with an average of 11h and 12min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Goyave, Guadeloupe, is 11h and 11min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Goyave?

On the first day of December in Goyave, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 17:32. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:33 and sunset at 17:45 AST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Goyave?

The month with the least sunshine in Goyave, Guadeloupe, is December, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Goyave have in December?

In Goyave, the average sunshine duration in December is 6.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Goyave?

The months with the highest UV index in Goyave are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Goyave?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in December in Goyave?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Goyave, Guadeloupe

Average temperature in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (26.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (27.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (24.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
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Average pressure in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average pressure in December: 1014.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1016mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
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Average wind speed in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average wind speed in December: 22.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (24km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (18.1km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Goyave, Guadeloupe

Average humidity in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, July, August and November (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Goyave, Guadeloupe

Average rainfall in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall in December: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (119mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (31mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
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Average rainfall days in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall days in December: 23.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (16.9 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Goyave, Guadeloupe

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Goyave, Guadeloupe

Average sunshine days in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average sunshine days in December: 3.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (9.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
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Average UV index in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average UV index in December: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in December
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Average cloud cover in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in December
Goyave, Guadeloupe

Average visibility in December - Goyave, Guadeloupe
  • 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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