Kathmandu
Nepal
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kathmandu, Nepal

Beautiful ancient monuments in the Durbar square in Kathmandu, Nepal
Beautiful ancient monuments in the Durbar square in Kathmandu, Nepal
December, the first month of the winter, in Kathmandu, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 20.2°C (68.4°F) and 3.7°C (38.7°F).

Temperature

In Kathmandu, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from a warm 23.6°C (74.5°F) in November, to a pleasant 20.2°C (68.4°F). In December, in Kathmandu, Nepal, the average low-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Kathmandu is 80%.

Rainfall

In Kathmandu, during December, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.2mm (0.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 110 rainfall days, and 1454.9mm (57.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Kathmandu is 8.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Kathmandu?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Kathmandu, is 20.2°C (68.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Kathmandu?

In December, the average relative humidity in Kathmandu, Nepal, is 80%.

How much does it rain in Kathmandu in December?

In Kathmandu, Nepal, in December, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 13.2mm (0.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kathmandu?

With an average of 10.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Kathmandu is 10.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kathmandu have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Kathmandu, Nepal, is 8.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Kathmandu?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Kathmandu.

What is the UV index reading in December in Kathmandu?

In Kathmandu, Nepal, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average high temperature in December: 20.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (29.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.4°C).

Average humidity in December - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (53%).

Average rainfall in December - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average rainfall in December: 13.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (363.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (8.3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (1 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average daylight in December: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.1h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
Months with least sunshine are July and September (Average sunshine: 4.4).

Average UV index in December - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).