December weather forecast
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Weather in December

December in Kiribati is characterized by the peak of the wet season. The country, including major cities like Tarawa and Kiritimati, experiences the highest rainfall during this month. Average precipitation in December is typically around 220mm (8.66"), making it one of the wettest months of the year.

Despite the peak of the wet season, temperatures during December continue to stay consistently warm, reflecting Kiribati's tropical climate. Average high temperatures remain between 26°C (78.8°F) and 32°C (89.6°F), while the nighttime temperatures rarely drop below 26°C (78.8°F), maintaining a constant warmth throughout the day and night.

Comparing December to November, the increase in rainfall is noticeable, solidifying December's status as a peak wet season month. However, the climate continues to be tropical, with consistent warmth and high humidity, despite the high levels of rainfall.

Sea temperatures in December continue to stay warm, ranging between 28°C (82.4°F) and 30°C (86°F). Despite the high rainfall, these temperatures can still facilitate a variety of water-based activities during breaks in the rain.

Looking ahead to January, the wet season continues, albeit with a slight decrease in rainfall, while the consistently warm temperatures persist.

  • Bikenibeu - December »
    December in Bikenibeu, Kiribati is characterized by a return of increased rainfall, with the month seeing 126mm (4.96") spread over 15.9 days. With an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F), December is the month with the coldest seawater in Bikenibeu.
  • Bairiki - December »
    December in Bairiki experiences a noteworthy increase in rainfall going up to 126mm (4.96") compared to the previous month. December is the month with the coldest seawater in Bairiki, with an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F).
  • Bonriki - December »
    December is the month with the coldest seawater in Bonriki with an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F). With an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F), December is the month with the coldest seawater in Bonriki.
  • Banraeaba - December »
    December is the month with the coldest seawater in Banraeaba, Kiribati, with an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F). Recording a slight drop from the daily maximum, Banraeaba notes an average low temperature of 27.4°C (81.3°F) in the month of December.
  • Tabwakea - December »
    With an average of 12h and 0min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Tabwakea, Kiribati. On the first day of December in Tabwakea, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:19.
  • London - December »
    On the first day of December in London sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:19. December is the month with the lowest UV index in London with an average maximum UV index of 6.
  • Utiroa - December »
    January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Utiroa, Kiribati. The months with the lowest UV index in Utiroa are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.
  • Nikumanu - December »
    As the year comes full circle, December in Nikumanu sees an increase in rainfall from the previous months, registering a total of 106mm (4.17"). In Nikumanu in December, during 14.5 rainfall days, 106mm (4.17") of precipitation is typically accumulated.
  • Cassidy International Airport - December »
    January through April, August through December, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Cassidy International Airport, Kiribati. The month with the shortest days in Cassidy International Airport is December, with an average of 12h and 0min of daylight.
  • Napari - December »
    The month with the shortest days in Napari is December, with an average of 11h and 54min of daylight. With an average of 11h and 54min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Napari.
  • Betio Island - December »
    December is the month with the coldest seawater in Betio Island, with an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F). December, the last month of the year, bears witness to maintained weather patterns on Betio Island.
Updated: May 24, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

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