December weather forecast
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Weather in December

The first month of the summer, December, is still a warm month in Cape Maclear, Malawi, with an average temperature varying between 23.5°C (74.3°F) and 28.2°C (82.8°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still warm 28.2°C (82.8°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is computed to be a tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, clothing), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Cape Maclear, the average relative humidity in December is 74%.

Rainfall

In Cape Maclear, during 23.4 rainfall days, 138mm (5.43") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 127.5 rainfall days, and 655mm (25.79") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 12h and 56min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:02 and sunset at 17:56. On the last day of December, in Cape Maclear, Malawi, sunrise is at 05:15 and sunset at 18:11 CAT.

Sunshine

The months with the most sunshine in Cape Maclear are February and December, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Cape Maclear?

In Cape Maclear, Malawi, in December, the average high-temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is computed to be 31.6°C (88.9°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Cape Maclear?

In December, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How many days does it rain in December in Cape Maclear?

In Cape Maclear, during December, the rain falls for 23.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 138mm (5.43") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Cape Maclear?

With an average of 12h and 56min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Cape Maclear.

What is the average length of the day in December in Cape Maclear?

In December, the average day length is 12h and 56min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Cape Maclear?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:02 and sunset at 17:56. On the last day of the month, in Cape Maclear, Malawi, sunrise is at 05:15 and sunset at 18:11 CAT.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Cape Maclear?

February and December, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cape Maclear?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Cape Maclear?

September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Cape Maclear?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average temperature in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (28.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (23.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.5°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are November and December (23.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (17.6°C).

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Average pressure in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average pressure in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average wind speed in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (12.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (7.1km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average humidity in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average humidity in December: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (58%).

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Average rainfall in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average rainfall in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in December: 138mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (174mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average rainfall days in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in December: 23.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (27 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.7 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average daylight in December: 12h and 56min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 10h and 12min

The months with the most sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average sunshine days in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in December: 5.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average UV index in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average UV index in December: 7

The months with the highest UV index are September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average cloud cover in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average cloud cover in December: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
Cape Maclear, Malawi

Average visibility in December - Cape Maclear, Malawi
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (9km).

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