December weather forecast and climate
Granada, Nicaragua

December, the first month of the winter, in Granada, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.5°C (72.5°F) and an average high of 29.5°C (85.1°F).

Temperature

In Granada, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still warm 29.5°C (85.1°F). In December, in Granada, Nicaragua, the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a tropical 34.7°C (94.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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 is 74%.

Rainfall

In Granada, during 11.6 rainfall days, 25mm (0.98") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 222.2 rainfall days, and 1655mm (65.16") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Granada is December, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Granada, the average sunshine is 8.2h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Granada. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Granada?

In December, in Granada, the average high-temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in December is calculated to 34.7°C (94.5°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Granada?

In Granada, Nicaragua, the average relative humidity in December is 74%.

How much does it rain in Granada in December?

In December, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout December, 25mm (0.98") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Granada?

The month with the shortest days in Granada, Nicaragua, is December, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Granada have in December?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Granada?

The average sunshine in December is 8.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Granada?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Granada?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Granada, Nicaragua, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Granada, Nicaragua
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (29.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.3°C).

Average pressure in December - Granada, Nicaragua
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.4mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Granada, Nicaragua
  • Average wind speed in December: 15km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (7.9km/h).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (84%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (62%).

Average rainfall in December - Granada, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall in December: 25mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (353mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and March (4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Granada, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (29.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.9 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Granada, 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: 8.2h

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

Average sunshine days in December - Granada, Nicaragua
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (0.4 days).

Average UV index in December - Granada, 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).

Average cloud cover in December - Granada, Nicaragua
  • Average cloud cover in December: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 23).

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

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