Nkhotakota
Malawi
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Nkhotakota, Malawi

December, the first month of the summer, in Nkhotakota, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21°C (69.8°F) and an average high of 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a tropical 32°C (89.6°F) in November, to a moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In Nkhotakota, Malawi, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Nkhotakota, during December, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 274mm (10.8") of precipitation. In Nkhotakota, Malawi, during the entire year, the rain falls for 107 days and collects up to 1600mm (63") of precipitation.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 12.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Nkhotakota, Malawi. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the temperature in December in Nkhotakota?

In Nkhotakota, Malawi, in December, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Nkhotakota?

In December, in Nkhotakota, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout December, 274mm (10.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Nkhotakota?

The month with the longest days in Nkhotakota, Malawi, is December, with an average of 12.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Nkhotakota have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Nkhotakota, Malawi, is 12.9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Nkhotakota?

In December, the average sunshine in Nkhotakota, Malawi, is 7h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Nkhotakota are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Nkhotakota?

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

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are October and November (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (26°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (15°C).

Average rainfall in December - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in December: 274mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (389mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and September (1 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average daylight in December: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with most sunshine are August, September and October (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in December - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 8).