December weather forecast
Kralendijk, Netherlands

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Weather in December

December, rounding off the year, experiences a tapering in rainfall to a lesser 70mm (2.76") when compared to November's high of 97mm (3.82"). This declining trend injects a sense of calm in the generally wet landscape of Kralendijk. As daylight hours decrease, a mellow ambience pervades the city. The fall in sea temperatures back to 27°C (80.6°F) ushers in cooler evenings. With the UV index settling at 9, December in Kralendijk, Netherlands requites adventurers with its calibrated blend of pleasant and variable weather conditions.

Temperature

The dawn of December in Kralendijk registers an average high temperature of a still hot 30°C (86°F), nearly the same as the a tropical 30°C (86°F) observed in November. In December, Kralendijk's temperature tends to fall to an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) during the night.

Rainfall

In Kralendijk, during December, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 70mm (2.76") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kralendijk, there are 119 rainfall days, and 433mm (17.05") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).
Note: Water activities in temperatures ranging from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable even during extended periods.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11h and 24min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 18:06. On the last day of December, in Kralendijk, sunrise is at 06:53 and sunset at 18:19 AST.

Sunshine

January, April through June, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kralendijk.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Kralendijk, with an average maximum UV index of 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A maximum UV index of 9 in December translates into the following recommendations:
Ensure you act responsibly. Without precautions, skin and eyes can suffer. Try to minimize direct Sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation. Also note that objects like parasols or canopies might not provide complete sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Post an outdoor workout or swimming, a broad-spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen should be applied generously and frequently. Be attentive! The UV exposure is heightened with reflections from sand and water.

Frequently asked questions

How hot is December in Kralendijk?

The high-temperature during December is 30°C (86°F) and the low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Kralendijk?

In December, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout December, 70mm (2.76") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Kralendijk?

In Kralendijk, in December, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kralendijk?

December has the shortest days of the year in Kralendijk, Netherlands, with an average of 11h and 24min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kralendijk have in December?

In December, the average day length in Kralendijk is 11h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Kralendijk?

On the first day of December in Kralendijk, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 18:06. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:53 and sunset at 18:19 AST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kralendijk?

January, April through June, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kralendijk.

How many hours of sunshine does Kralendijk have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December is 8h.

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

The month with the lowest UV index in Kralendijk, Netherlands, is December, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

How high is the UV index in December in Kralendijk?

In Kralendijk, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Kralendijk, Netherlands

Average temperature in December - Kralendijk, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in December: 30°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August, September and October (32°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (23°C).

Average rainfall in December
Kralendijk, Netherlands

Average rainfall in December - Kralendijk, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in December: 70mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (97mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (14mm).

Average rainfall days in December
Kralendijk, Netherlands

Average rainfall days in December - Kralendijk, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (5 days).

Average sea temperature in December
Kralendijk, Netherlands

Average sea temperature in December - Kralendijk, Netherlands
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Kralendijk, Netherlands

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kralendijk, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

The months with the most sunshine are February, March, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).

Average UV index in December
Kralendijk, Netherlands

Average UV index in December - Kralendijk, Netherlands
  • Average UV index in December: 9

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).

Kralendijk, Netherlands

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