Maseru
Lesotho
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Maseru, Lesotho

A high view of the semi-desert city of Maseru in Lesotho with a clear sky
A high view of the semi-desert city of Maseru in Lesotho with a clear sky
December, the first month of the summer, in Maseru, is still a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 13°C (55.4°F) and max 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Maseru, is 13°C (55.4°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Maseru, Lesotho, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout December, 92mm (3.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 92 rainfall days, and 660mm (26") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 14h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is December, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Maseru?

In Maseru, in December, the average high-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

How much does it rain in Maseru in December?

In December, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout December, 92mm (3.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Maseru?

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 14h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Maseru have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 14h.

What month has the most sunshine in Maseru?

With an average of 10h of sunshine, December has the most sunshine of the year in Maseru, Lesotho.

How long on average sun shines in December in Maseru?

In Maseru, Lesotho, the average sunshine in December is 10h.

When is the highest UV index in Maseru?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Maseru?

In Maseru, Lesotho, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average high temperature in December: 27°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 13°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (15°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (1°C).

Average rainfall in December - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average rainfall in December: 92mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (111mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (2 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average daylight in December: 14h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 10h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, May and June (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in December - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).