December weather forecast and climate
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Diriamba, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29.6°C (85.3°F) and 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still warm 29.6°C (85.3°F). In December, in Diriamba, the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is computed to be a hot 34.5°C (94.1°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. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Diriamba is 72%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout December, 11mm (0.43") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Diriamba, there are 193.6 rainfall days, and 1354mm (53.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 11.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In Diriamba, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Diriamba. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Diriamba?

In Diriamba, in December, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in December is computed to be 34.5°C (94.1°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Diriamba?

The average relative humidity in December in Diriamba, Nicaragua, is 72%.

How many days does it rain in December in Diriamba?

In Diriamba, Nicaragua, during December, the rain falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 11mm (0.43") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Diriamba?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Diriamba have in December?

In Diriamba, the average length of the day in December is 11.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Diriamba have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Diriamba is 8.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Diriamba?

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

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Diriamba?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Diriamba?

In Diriamba, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Average temperature in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (33.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (28.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (22.5°C).

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Average pressure in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Average pressure in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Average wind speed in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average wind speed in December: 16.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (19.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (8.4km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Average humidity in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (60%).

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Average rainfall in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Average rainfall in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall in December: 11mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (362mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and March (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Average rainfall days in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average daylight in December: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 7.5).

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Average sunshine days in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

Average sunshine days in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (1.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

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

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

Average cloud cover in December - Diriamba, Nicaragua
  • Average cloud cover in December: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in December
Diriamba, Nicaragua

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, August, September and October (9km).

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