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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Manila, Philippines

A small stream and beautiful garden parks near the city of Manila, Philippines, on a partially sunny day
A small stream and beautiful garden parks near the city of Manila, Philippines, on a partially sunny day
December, the first month of the winter, in Manila, is still a warm month, with average temperature varying between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 29.6°C (85.3°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a warm 29.6°C (85.3°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 75%.

Rainfall

In Manila, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 56mm (2.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Manila, there are 143 rainfall days, and 2025.7mm (79.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Manila, Philippines, is 28.2°C (82.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Manila is 4.9h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 9, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Manila?

In Manila, Philippines, in December, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Manila?

In Manila, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How much does it rain in Manila in December?

In December, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout December, 56mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Manila?

In Manila, Philippines, in December, the average water temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Manila?

December has the shortest days of the year in Manila, Philippines, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Manila have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Manila have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 4.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Manila?

With an average maximum UV index of 9, December is the month with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in December in Manila?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Manila, Philippines, is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Manila, Philippines
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (33.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.3°C).

Average humidity in December - Manila, Philippines
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (64%).

Average rainfall in December - Manila, Philippines
  • Average rainfall in December: 56mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (476.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (7.3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Manila, Philippines
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (2 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Manila, Philippines
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Manila, Philippines
  • Average daylight in December: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4.3).

Average UV index in December - Manila, Philippines
  • Average UV index in December: 9

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).