Gao
Mali
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gao, Mali

December, the first month of the winter, in Gao, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 15.8°C (60.4°F) and max 31.4°C (88.5°F).

Temperature

In Gao, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a very hot 35.8°C (96.4°F) in November, to a hot 31.4°C (88.5°F). In December, in Gao, the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Rainfall

February through October and December are months with rainfall in Gao.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Gao, Mali, is December, with an average of 11.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Gao, Mali, is 8.4h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 8, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Gao. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Gao?

In Gao, Mali, in December, the average high-temperature is 31.4°C (88.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

When does it start raining in Gao?

December is the first month it rains in Gao. Throughout December, in the average 0.1 rainfall days, it receives 0.1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gao?

With an average of 11.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

The average length of the day in December in Gao, Mali, is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gao have in December?

In Gao, Mali, the average sunshine in December is 8.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Gao?

The month with the lowest UV index in Gao, Mali, is December, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

How high is the UV index in December in Gao?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Gao is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Gao, Mali
  • Average high temperature in December: 31.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (42.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.8°C).

Average rainfall in December - Gao, Mali
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (84.2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and November (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Gao, Mali
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (8.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gao, Mali
  • Average daylight in December: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

Average UV index in December - Gao, Mali
  • Average UV index in December: 8

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).