Noumea
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Noumea, New Caledonia

A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
The first month of the summer, December, is also a moderately hot month in Noumea, New Caledonia, with average temperature ranging between max 24.9°C (76.8°F) and min 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still warm 24.9°C (76.8°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Noumea, during December, the rain falls for 18.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 63mm (2.48") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 224.5 rainfall days, and 774mm (30.47") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Noumea is 25.9°C (78.6°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The month with the longest days in Noumea is December, with an average of 13.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Noumea is 9.7h.

UV index

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in December transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Noumea?

In Noumea, in December, the average high-temperature is 24.9°C (76.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Noumea?

In December, the average relative humidity in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Noumea in December?

In Noumea, New Caledonia, in December, it is raining for 18.5 days, with typically 63mm (2.48") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in December in Noumea?

In December, the average sea temperature in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 25.9°C (78.6°F). 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.

When are the longest days in Noumea?

The month with the longest days in Noumea, New Caledonia, is December, with an average of 13.5h of daylight.

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

In Noumea, New Caledonia, the average length of the day in December is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Noumea have in December?

In Noumea, New Caledonia, the average sunshine in December is 9.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Noumea?

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Noumea, New Caledonia.

How high is the UV index in December in Noumea?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in December: 24.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (20.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (17.6°C).

Average humidity in December - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (83%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (77%).

Average rainfall in December - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in December: 63mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (134mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (29mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (23.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (14.3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (22.8°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in December: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9.7h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 5.7).

Average UV index in December - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 5).