December weather forecast
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in El Quetzal, is still a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.5°C (86.9°F) and an average low of 19.5°C (67.1°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still tropical 30.5°C (86.9°F). The average low-temperature, in El Quetzal, is 19.5°C (67.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is estimated at a hot 34.7°C (94.5°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 64%.

Rainfall

In El Quetzal, during 7.6 rainfall days, 21mm (0.83") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 222.6 rainfall days, and 1301mm (51.22") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 11.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

UV index

January, May, June, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in El Quetzal. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in El Quetzal?

In El Quetzal, Guatemala, in December, the average high-temperature is 30.5°C (86.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.5°C (67.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in December is estimated at 34.7°C (94.5°F).

What is the average humidity in December in El Quetzal?

In December, the average relative humidity is 64%.

How much does it rain in El Quetzal in December?

In El Quetzal, Guatemala, in December, during 7.6 rainfall days, 21mm (0.83") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in El Quetzal?

With an average of 11.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does El Quetzal have in December?

In El Quetzal, the average length of the day in December is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in December in El Quetzal?

In December, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in El Quetzal?

January, May, June, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in El Quetzal?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in El Quetzal, Guatemala, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average temperature in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (22.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (19.5°C).

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Average pressure in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average pressure in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average pressure in December: 1013.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1014.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1012mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average wind speed in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.7km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are May, June, September and October (5.5km/h).

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Average humidity in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average humidity in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average humidity in December: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (59%).

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Average rainfall in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average rainfall in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall in December: 21mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (261mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average rainfall days in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (27.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average daylight in December: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average sunshine days in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (1.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average UV index in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average cloud cover in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average cloud cover in December: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 34).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
El Quetzal, Guatemala

Average visibility in December - El Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (9km).

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