December weather forecast and climate
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer, in Cap Malheureux, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 27.6°C (81.7°F) and min 25.2°C (77.4°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still warm 27.6°C (81.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Cap Malheureux, is 25.2°C (77.4°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 30.5°C (86.9°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, wind, pregnancy), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

Rainfall

In Cap Malheureux, during December, the rain falls for 13.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 50mm (1.97") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, there are 177.1 rainfall days, and 480mm (18.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 13.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Cap Malheureux, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

January through April and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Cap Malheureux?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, is 27.6°C (81.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.2°C (77.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in December is appraised at 30.5°C (86.9°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Cap Malheureux?

In December, the average relative humidity in Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Cap Malheureux in December?

In December, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 50mm (1.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Cap Malheureux?

In Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, in December, the average water temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). 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.

When are the longest days in Cap Malheureux?

The month with the longest days in Cap Malheureux is December, with an average of 13.3h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Cap Malheureux?

The average length of the day in December in Cap Malheureux is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cap Malheureux?

In December, the average sunshine in Cap Malheureux is 10.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Cap Malheureux?

January through April and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Cap Malheureux?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Cap Malheureux is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average temperature in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (28.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (23.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.3°C).

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Average pressure in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average pressure in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average pressure in December: 1013.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1021mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average wind speed in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average wind speed in December: 17.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (23.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (17.1km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average humidity in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average rainfall in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in December: 50mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (97mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average rainfall days in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (9.5 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average sea temperature in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average sea temperature in December: 26.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (23.5°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in December: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average sunshine days in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average UV index in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in December: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average cloud cover in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average cloud cover in December: 39

Months with the most cloud cover are January and March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in December
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average visibility in December - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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