December weather forecast
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Cárdenas, Nicaragua, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.3°C (75.7°F) and an average high of 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 33°C (91.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, wind, 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 74%.

Rainfall

In Cárdenas, Nicaragua, during December, the rain falls for 20.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 30mm (1.18") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 237.9 rainfall days, and 717mm (28.23") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Cárdenas, Nicaragua, is December, with an average of 11h and 29min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 05:45 and sunset at 17:16. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:29 CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 7.9h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Cárdenas?

With an average high-temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.3°C (75.7°F), December is the coldest month in Cárdenas, Nicaragua.

What is the temperature in December in Cárdenas?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Cárdenas, Nicaragua, is 28.8°C (83.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Cárdenas?

The average relative humidity in December in Cárdenas, Nicaragua, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in December in Cárdenas?

In Cárdenas, during December, the rain falls for 20.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 30mm (1.18") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cárdenas?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11h and 29min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Cárdenas have in December?

The average day length in December in Cárdenas is 11h and 29min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Cárdenas?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:45 and sunset at 17:16. On the last day of the month, in Cárdenas, Nicaragua, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:29 CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cárdenas?

The average sunshine duration in December is 7.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Cárdenas?

The months with the highest UV index in Cárdenas, Nicaragua, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Cárdenas are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in December in Cárdenas?

In Cárdenas, Nicaragua, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average temperature in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.3°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (24.3°C).

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Average pressure in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average pressure in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average wind speed in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average wind speed in December: 23.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (26.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (12.3km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average humidity in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average humidity in December: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average rainfall in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall in December: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (151mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (7mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average rainfall days in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall days in December: 20.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (27.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.6 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average sunshine days in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average sunshine days in December: 6.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (13.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average UV index in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average UV index in December: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average cloud cover in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average cloud cover in December: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in December
Cárdenas, Nicaragua

Average visibility in December - Cárdenas, Nicaragua
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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