Ouvéa Island
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia

The natural iconic Lekiny
The natural iconic Lekiny's Cliffs located in the Loyalty Islands in Quvea Island, New Caledonia
December, the first month of the summer, in Ouvéa Island, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 21°C (69.8°F) and max 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Ouvéa Island, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 149mm (5.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Ouvéa Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181 days and collects up to 1684mm (66.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Ouvéa Island, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

October through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Ouvéa Island.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Ouvéa Island are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in December transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Ouvéa Island?

Warmest months in Ouvéa Island are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in December in Ouvéa Island?

In December, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Ouvéa Island?

In Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, in December, during 14 rainfall days, 149mm (5.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Ouvéa Island?

In December, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

When are the longest days in Ouvéa Island?

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

What is the average length of the day in December in Ouvéa Island?

The average length of the day in December in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, is 13.4h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Ouvéa Island?

Months with the most sunshine are October through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ouvéa Island have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Ouvéa Island?

Months with the highest UV index in Ouvéa Island are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in December in Ouvéa Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Ouvéa Island is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in December: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and December (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (15°C).

Average rainfall in December - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in December: 149mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (260mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (63mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (11 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (24°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in December: 13.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

Months with most sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in December - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).