Ifaty
Madagascar
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Ifaty, Madagascar

December, the first month of the summer, in Ifaty, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 22°C (71.6°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In Ifaty, the average high-temperature in December is essentially the same as in November - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In Ifaty, in December, during 5 rainfall days, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 41 rainfall days, and 445mm (17.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°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 13.5h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ifaty is 10h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Ifaty. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Ifaty?

In Ifaty, in December, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Ifaty in December?

In December, in Ifaty, Madagascar, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout December, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Ifaty?

In December, the average sea temperature in Ifaty is 27°C (80.6°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.

When are the longest days in Ifaty?

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 13.5h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Ifaty is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Ifaty?

The average sunshine in December is 10h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Ifaty?

January through March, 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 Ifaty?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average high temperature in December: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (32°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14°C).

Average rainfall in December - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall in December: 104mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (108mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°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 August (23°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average daylight in December: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 10h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are February and June (Average sunshine: 9).

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

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).