Ambodifotatra
Madagascar
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Ambodifotatra, Madagascar

The first month of the summer, December, is also a moderately hot month in Ambodifotatra, Madagascar, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low of 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature remains the same as in November - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). In December, in Ambodifotatra, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Ambodifotatra, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout December, 288mm (11.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ambodifotatra, during the entire year, the rain falls for 223 days and collects up to 2764mm (108.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Ambodifotatra, the average seawater temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°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.

Daylight

With an average of 13.1h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Ambodifotatra.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Ambodifotatra?

In December, in Ambodifotatra, Madagascar, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Ambodifotatra in December?

In Ambodifotatra, Madagascar, in December, during 20 rainfall days, 288mm (11.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Ambodifotatra?

In Ambodifotatra, the average seawater temperature in December is 27.9°C (82.2°F). 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.

When are the longest days in Ambodifotatra?

December has the longest days of the year in Ambodifotatra, Madagascar, with an average of 13.1h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ambodifotatra have in December?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Ambodifotatra?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Ambodifotatra, Madagascar.

What is the UV index reading in December in Ambodifotatra?

In Ambodifotatra, Madagascar, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Ambodifotatra, Madagascar
  • Average high temperature in December: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March and December (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (17°C).

Average rainfall in December - Ambodifotatra, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall in December: 288mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (396mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (96mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Ambodifotatra, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall days in December: 20 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September, October and November (16 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Ambodifotatra, Madagascar
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (24.5°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ambodifotatra, Madagascar
  • Average daylight in December: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with most sunshine are October and November (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are March, June and July (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Ambodifotatra, Madagascar
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).