Tripoli
Libya
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Tripoli, Libya

A perfect shot of the ruins of the archaeological site of Leptis Magna Roman, in Tripoli, Libya
A perfect shot of the ruins of the archaeological site of Leptis Magna Roman, in Tripoli, Libya
The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Tripoli, Libya, with average temperature varying between 18°C (64.4°F) and 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F) in November, to a comfortable 18°C (64.4°F). The average low-temperature, is 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Tripoli. Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 65mm (2.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Tripoli, the average seawater temperature in December is 19°C (66.2°F). Swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Tripoli, with an average of 10h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 6h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Tripoli.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Tripoli?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Tripoli, is 18°C (64.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Tripoli?

In Tripoli, Libya, in December, during 9 rainfall days, 65mm (2.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Tripoli?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Tripoli. Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 65mm (2.6") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in Tripoli?

In Tripoli, Libya, the average seawater temperature in December is 19°C (66.2°F). For most, swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Tripoli?

The month with the shortest days in Tripoli is December, with an average of 10h of daylight.

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

In Tripoli, the average length of the day in December is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Tripoli?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Tripoli, Libya, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Tripoli?

In December, the average sunshine in Tripoli is 6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Tripoli?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in December in Tripoli?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Tripoli, Libya, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average high temperature in December: 18°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (17°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in December - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average rainfall in December: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (65mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average sea temperature in December: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in December - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).