December weather forecast and climate
Karonga, Malawi

Weather in December

The first month of the summer, December, is still a warm month in Karonga, Malawi, with average temperature ranging between min 21.6°C (70.9°F) and max 27.8°C (82°F).

Temperature

In Karonga, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). In Karonga, the average low-temperature is 21.6°C (70.9°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 30.5°C (86.9°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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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

The average relative humidity in December is 72%.

Rainfall

In Karonga, it is raining for 22.4 days, with typically 133mm (5.24") of accumulated precipitation. In Karonga, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.8 days and collects up to 699mm (27.52") of precipitation.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 12.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Karonga, Malawi, the average sunshine is 9.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Karonga?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 27.8°C (82°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.6°C (70.9°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is evaluated at 30.5°C (86.9°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Karonga?

In December, the average relative humidity in Karonga is 72%.

How many days does it rain in December in Karonga?

In Karonga, during December, the rain falls for 22.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 133mm (5.24") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Karonga?

December has the longest days of the year in Karonga, Malawi, with an average of 12.7h of daylight.

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

In Karonga, the average length of the day in December is 12.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Karonga have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Karonga is 9.9h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Karonga?

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

Average temperature in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average temperature in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (15.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average pressure in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average pressure in December: 1012.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1019.5mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are January, February, November and December (1012.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average wind speed in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (9.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.1km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average humidity in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (60%).

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Average rainfall in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average rainfall in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in December: 133mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (187mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average rainfall days in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in December: 22.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.5 days).
Months with the least rainy days are August and September (0.9 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average daylight in December: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average sunshine days in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in December: 5.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (0.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average UV index in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average UV index in December: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average cloud cover in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average cloud cover in December: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
Karonga, Malawi

Average visibility in December - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

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

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