Zomba
Malawi
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Zomba, Malawi

The first month of the summer, December, is also a moderately hot month in Zomba, Malawi, with average temperature fluctuating between 27°C (80.6°F) and 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still warm 27°C (80.6°F). In Zomba, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

In Zomba, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 277mm (10.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Zomba, during the entire year, the rain falls for 94 days and collects up to 1349mm (53.1") of precipitation.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 13h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Zomba are January through March and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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.

What is the temperature in December in Zomba?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 27°C (80.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How much does it rain in Zomba in December?

In Zomba, Malawi, in December, during 16 rainfall days, 277mm (10.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When are the longest days in Zomba?

December has the longest days of the year in Zomba, with an average of 13h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day is 13h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Zomba?

Months with the least sunshine in Zomba, Malawi, are January through March and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Zomba have in December?

In Zomba, the average sunshine in December is 6h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Zomba?

In Zomba, Malawi, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Zomba, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in December: 27°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are October and November (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (12°C).

Average rainfall in December - Zomba, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in December: 277mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (307mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (5mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Zomba, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in December: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (2 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Zomba, Malawi
  • Average daylight in December: 13h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

Months with most sunshine are September and October (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, March and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Zomba, Malawi
  • 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 8).