Cuddalore
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Cuddalore, India

December, the first month of the winter, in Cuddalore, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.6°C (74.5°F) and 27.9°C (82.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still warm 27.9°C (82.2°F). In Cuddalore, India, the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, pregnancy). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

The average relative humidity in Cuddalore is 77%.

Rainfall

In December, in Cuddalore, India, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout December, 55mm (2.17") of precipitation is accumulated. In Cuddalore, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.8 days and collects up to 537mm (21.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cuddalore, the average seawater temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

With an average of 11.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Cuddalore, India, are January through March, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Cuddalore?

In December, in Cuddalore, the average high-temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in December is evaluated at 31.4°C (88.5°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Cuddalore?

In December, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How many days does it rain in December in Cuddalore?

In Cuddalore, India, in December, during 14.1 rainfall days, 55mm (2.17") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Cuddalore?

In December, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cuddalore?

The month with the shortest days in Cuddalore, India, is December, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Cuddalore have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Cuddalore is 11.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cuddalore?

With an average of 6.2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Cuddalore.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cuddalore?

In Cuddalore, India, the average sunshine in December is 6.2h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Cuddalore?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Cuddalore is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Cuddalore, India
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Cuddalore, India
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (61%).

Average rainfall in December - Cuddalore, India
  • Average rainfall in December: 55mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (116mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Cuddalore, India
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (3.9 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Cuddalore, India
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April and May (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (26.8°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cuddalore, India
  • Average daylight in December: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average UV index in December - Cuddalore, India
  • Average UV index in December: 7

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).