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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Panama City, Panama

An aerial panoramic shot of the Panama City in Panama, with its beautiful waterfront, and distant mountains and islands
An aerial panoramic shot of the Panama City in Panama, with its beautiful waterfront, and distant mountains and islands
December, the first month of the winter, in Panama City, is still a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 19.2°C (66.6°F) and max 33.3°C (91.9°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still hot 33.3°C (91.9°F). In Panama City, in December, the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Panama City, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout December, 104.6mm (4.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Panama City, Panama, there are 131 rainfall days, and 1907.2mm (75.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 27.8°C (82°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.

Daylight

With an average of 11.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 3.9h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Panama City?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 33.3°C (91.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Panama City?

In Panama City, Panama, in December, during 7.5 rainfall days, 104.6mm (4.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Panama City?

In Panama City, Panama, in December, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Panama City?

The month with the shortest days in Panama City, Panama, is December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Panama City have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Panama City, Panama, is 11.6h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Panama City?

In Panama City, the average sunshine in December is 3.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Panama City?

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Panama City, Panama.

How high is the UV index in December in Panama City?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Panama City, Panama, is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Panama City, Panama
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (35.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (32.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (21.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and March (18.4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Panama City, Panama
  • Average rainfall in December: 104.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (330.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (10.1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Panama City, Panama
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Panama City, Panama
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (28.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Panama City, Panama
  • Average daylight in December: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.9h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

Average UV index in December - Panama City, Panama
  • Average UV index in December: 10

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).