December weather forecast
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer in Kieta, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 27.3°C (81.1°F) and min 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are November and December, with an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is evaluated at a hot 31°C (87.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

In Kieta, Papua New Guinea, the average relative humidity in December is 89%.

Rainfall

In December, in Kieta, the rain falls for 29.2 days. Throughout December, 403mm (15.87") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kieta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 352.6 days and collects up to 5043mm (198.54") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

December is the month with the warmest seawater in Kieta, Papua New Guinea, with an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F).
Note: For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

Daylight

With an average of 12h and 29min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 17:39. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:25 and sunset at 17:54 +10.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 5.2h.

UV index

January, February, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Kieta?

Warmest months are November and December, with an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F).

What is the temperature in December in Kieta?

In December, in Kieta, the average high-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in December is evaluated at 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Kieta?

In Kieta, Papua New Guinea, the average relative humidity in December is 89%.

How much does it rain in Kieta in December?

In Kieta, in December, it is raining for 29.2 days, with typically 403mm (15.87") of accumulated precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Kieta?

With an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F), December is the month with the warmest seawater in Kieta.

How warm is the water in December in Kieta?

In December, the average sea temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F). The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

When are the longest days in Kieta?

The month with the longest days in Kieta is December, with an average of 12h and 29min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kieta have in December?

In December, the average day length in Kieta, Papua New Guinea, is 12h and 29min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Kieta?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 17:39. On the last day of the month, in Kieta, sunrise is at 05:25 and sunset at 17:54 +10.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kieta?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Kieta is 5.2h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Kieta are January, February, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in December in Kieta?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.3°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are November and December (27.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.5°C).

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Average pressure in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in December: 1007.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1009.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (6.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (4.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in December: 89%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (92%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (88%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in December: 403mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (511mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (281mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in December: 29.2 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (30.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (26.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average sea temperature in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in December: 30.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is December (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (29°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in December: 12h and 29min

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in December: 1.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in December: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are March, April, May, June, July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in December: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 66).

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Average visibility in December
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in December - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in December: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March and December (7km).
The months with the lowest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6km).

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