December weather forecast
Vabbinfaru, Maldives

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Weather in December

December in Vabbinfaru marks the year-end with a slight uptick in rainfall to 195mm (7.68"), along with a distinct drop in sunshine hours to seven per day. The island's ambient temperatures hover between 25°C (77°F) at night and 30°C (86°F) during the day. The sea temperature falls to 28°C (82.4°F), subdued but still inviting for swimming and marine activities. Despite marking the commencement of a cooler phase, December in Vabbinfaru remains a time of tropical charm.

Temperature

Vabbinfaru's lowest average temperatures are recorded in January, June through December, reaching a high of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Vabbinfaru, in December, during 12 rainfall days, 195mm (7.68") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Vabbinfaru, during the entire year, the rain falls for 139 days and collects up to 1933mm (76.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The months with the coldest seawater in Vabbinfaru are January, February, October and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: Surface water temperatures ranging from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) are seen as ideal and highly pleasant for extended enjoyment in all water activities.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Vabbinfaru is December, with an average of 11h and 54min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Vabbinfaru, Maldives, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 17:52. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 18:05 +05.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 7h.

UV index

June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: A typical high UV index of 11 in December suggests the following recommendations:
Practice every precaution of necessity, unprotected skin and eyes might 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. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays. One must apply and reapply generously an SPF 30+ broad-spectrum sunscreen every two hours or after an outdoor workout or swim. Attention! UV radiation is ramped up when reflecting off sand and water surfaces.

Frequently asked questions

What are the coldest months in Vabbinfaru?

The temperature hits its lowest levels in January, June through December, recording an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Is it hot in Vabbinfaru during December?

During December, Vabbinfaru experiences an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F) and a low-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Vabbinfaru?

In Vabbinfaru, Maldives, in December, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 195mm (7.68") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Vabbinfaru?

The months with the coldest seawater are January, February, October and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the sea water temperature in December in Vabbinfaru?

In Vabbinfaru, the average seawater temperature in December 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 Vabbinfaru?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11h and 54min of daylight.

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

In Vabbinfaru, Maldives, the average day length in December is 11h and 53min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Vabbinfaru?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 17:52. On the last day of the month, in Vabbinfaru, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 18:05 +05.

How long on average sun shines in December in Vabbinfaru?

The average sunshine duration in December in Vabbinfaru is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Vabbinfaru?

June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index in Vabbinfaru.

What is the UV index reading in December in Vabbinfaru?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Vabbinfaru, Maldives, is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Vabbinfaru, Maldives

Average temperature in December - Vabbinfaru, Maldives
  • Average high temperature in December: 30°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March, April and May (31°C).
The 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

The months with the highest average low temperature are April, May and June (26°C).
The 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
Vabbinfaru, Maldives

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

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

Average rainfall days in December
Vabbinfaru, Maldives

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

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

Average sea temperature in December
Vabbinfaru, Maldives

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

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

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Vabbinfaru, Maldives

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Vabbinfaru, Maldives
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

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

Average UV index in December
Vabbinfaru, Maldives

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

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

Vabbinfaru, Maldives

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