December weather forecast
Curepipe, Mauritius

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer, in Curepipe, is still a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.6°C (81.7°F) and 24.7°C (76.5°F).

Temperature

In Curepipe, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still moderately hot 27.6°C (81.7°F). In Curepipe, the average low-temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is estimated at a hot 30.5°C (86.9°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, clothing, metabolic differences), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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

The average relative humidity in December is 75%.

Rainfall

In Curepipe, during December, the rain falls for 18.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 72mm (2.83") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Curepipe, there are 207.3 rainfall days, and 645mm (25.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 13.4h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Curepipe are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Curepipe?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 27.6°C (81.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 30.5°C (86.9°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Curepipe?

In Curepipe, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How much does it rain in Curepipe in December?

In December, the rain falls for 18.3 days. Throughout December, 72mm (2.83") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Curepipe?

With an average of 13.4h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year.

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

In December, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Curepipe have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Curepipe, Mauritius, is 10.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Curepipe?

Months with the highest UV index in Curepipe, Mauritius, are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in December in Curepipe?

In Curepipe, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (28.5°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.7°C).

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Average pressure in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average pressure in December - Curepipe, 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
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average wind speed in December - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average wind speed in December: 16.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (22.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (16.4km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average humidity in December - Curepipe, 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
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average rainfall in December - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in December: 72mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (129mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (12mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average rainfall days in December - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (23.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (12.2 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in December: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average sunshine days in December - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (11.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (3.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average UV index in December - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in December: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average cloud cover in December - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average cloud cover in December: 41

Months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in December
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average visibility in December - Curepipe, 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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