Quetzaltenango
Guatemala
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

The first month of the winter, December, is also an agreeable month in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, with average temperature varying between 22.1°C (71.8°F) and 2.8°C (37°F).

Temperature

In Quetzaltenango, the average high-temperature in December is practically the same as in November - a still agreeable 22.1°C (71.8°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 2.8°C (37°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, is 68.6%.

Rainfall

In Quetzaltenango, in December, it is raining for 2.1 days, with typically 7.1mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation. In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.2 days and collects up to 802.1mm (31.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Quetzaltenango, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 7.4h.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Quetzaltenango, with an average maximum UV index of 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 9 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, in December, the average high-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.8°C (37°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, the average relative humidity in December is 68.6%.

How many days does it rain in December in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, during December, the rain falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.1mm (0.3") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Quetzaltenango?

December has the shortest days of the year in Quetzaltenango, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Quetzaltenango have in December?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Quetzaltenango have in December?

In Quetzaltenango, the average sunshine in December is 7.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Quetzaltenango?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average high temperature in December: 22.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (20.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (9.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.3°C).

Average humidity in December - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average humidity in December: 68.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (81.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (63.1%).

Average rainfall in December - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall in December: 7.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (147.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.8mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (22.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (0.8 days).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.4h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in December - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • 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).