December weather forecast and climate
Maalhos, Maldives

December, the first month of the winter, in Maalhos, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30°C (86°F) and 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Maalhos, during 12 rainfall days, 195mm (7.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Maalhos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 139 days and collects up to 1933mm (76.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January, February, October and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Maalhos. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Maalhos is 7h.

UV index

June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index in Maalhos, Maldives. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the coldest months in Maalhos?

The coldest months in Maalhos, Maldives, are January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in December in Maalhos?

In December, in Maalhos, Maldives, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Maalhos in December?

In Maalhos, during December, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 195mm (7.7") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Maalhos?

January, February, October and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Maalhos, Maldives. Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the water temperature in December in Maalhos?

In December, the average sea temperature in Maalhos, Maldives, is 28°C (82.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Maalhos?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Maalhos have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Maalhos, Maldives, is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Maalhos?

The average sunshine in December in Maalhos, Maldives, is 7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Maalhos?

Months with the lowest UV index in Maalhos, Maldives, are June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Maalhos?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Maalhos, Maldives, is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Maalhos, Maldives
  • Average high temperature in December: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March, April and May (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April, May and June (26°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November and December (25°C).

Average rainfall in December - Maalhos, Maldives
  • Average rainfall in December: 195mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (226mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (66mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Maalhos, Maldives
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, August, September and October (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Maalhos, Maldives
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April and May (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, October and December (28°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Maalhos, Maldives
  • Average daylight in December: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in December - Maalhos, Maldives
  • Average UV index in December: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and December (UV index 11).

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