Santa Fe
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, Panama

December, the first month of the winter, in Santa Fe, is a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.3°C (86.5°F) and 21.4°C (70.5°F).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - a hot 30.3°C (86.5°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 21.4°C (70.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a torrid 39.5°C (103.1°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In December, in Santa Fe, the rain falls for 20.6 days. Throughout December, 121mm (4.76") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 269.3 rainfall days, and 2235mm (87.99") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 11.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Santa Fe, Panama.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Santa Fe is 8.8h.

UV index

July, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 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 Santa Fe?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Santa Fe, is 30.3°C (86.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.4°C (70.5°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 39.5°C (103.1°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Santa Fe?

In December, the average relative humidity in Santa Fe, Panama, is 83%.

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in December?

In December, in Santa Fe, the rain falls for 20.6 days. Throughout December, 121mm (4.76") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Santa Fe?

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

What is the average length of the day in December in Santa Fe?

The average length of the day in December in Santa Fe is 11.6h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Santa Fe?

The average sunshine in December is 8.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe?

July, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe, Panama.

What is the UV index reading in December in Santa Fe?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Santa Fe is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Santa Fe, Panama
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (34.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (29.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.2°C).

Average humidity in December - Santa Fe, Panama
  • Average humidity in December: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August, September and October (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (65%).

Average rainfall in December - Santa Fe, Panama
  • Average rainfall in December: 121mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (309mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (11mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Santa Fe, Panama
  • Average rainfall days in December: 20.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (31 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

Average UV index in December - Santa Fe, Panama
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June and September (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are July, August, October, November and December (UV index 6).