Puducherry
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Puducherry, India

December, the first month of the winter, in Puducherry, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low of 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

Rainfall

In Puducherry, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 162mm (6.4") of precipitation. In Puducherry, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 47 days and collects up to 1240mm (48.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea 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

December has the shortest days of the year in Puducherry, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 9, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Puducherry?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the coldest months in Puducherry, India.

What is the temperature in December in Puducherry?

In December, in Puducherry, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How much does it rain in Puducherry in December?

In December, in Puducherry, India, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout December, 162mm (6.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Puducherry?

In Puducherry, in December, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Puducherry?

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

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

In Puducherry, India, the average length of the day in December is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Puducherry?

In December, the average sunshine in Puducherry is 7h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Puducherry?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average high temperature in December: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (37°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20°C).

Average rainfall in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average rainfall in December: 162mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (300mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (9mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Puducherry, 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 - Puducherry, India
  • Average daylight in December: 11.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with most sunshine are February, March and April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Puducherry, India
  • 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).