December weather forecast
Tacloban City, Philippines

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Tacloban City, Philippines, with an average temperature varying between 29°C (84.2°F) and 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Temperature

In Tacloban City, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In Tacloban City, the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is appraised at a very hot 36.1°C (97°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like wind, pregnancy, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. 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 Tacloban City, the average relative humidity in December is 86%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Tacloban City, Philippines. Rain falls for 22.6 days and accumulates 115mm (4.53") of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 11h and 29min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Tacloban City.
On the first day of December in Tacloban City, Philippines, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 5:14 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 5:27 pm PST.

Sunshine

In Tacloban City, the average sunshine in December is 6.9h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Tacloban City?

In December, in Tacloban City, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in December is appraised at 36.1°C (97°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Tacloban City?

The average relative humidity in December in Tacloban City, Philippines, is 86%.

What is the wettest month in Tacloban City?

The month with the most rainfall in Tacloban City is December, when the rain falls for 22.6 days and typically aggregates up to 115mm (4.53") of precipitation.

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

In Tacloban City, during December, the rain falls for 22.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 115mm (4.53") of precipitation.

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

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11h and 29min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Tacloban City?

In Tacloban City, Philippines, the average day length in December is 11h and 29min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Tacloban City?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 5:14 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 5:27 pm PST.

How many hours of sunshine does Tacloban City have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December is 6.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Tacloban City?

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Tacloban City.

What is the UV index reading in December in Tacloban City?

In Tacloban City, Philippines, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average temperature in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average high temperature in December: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.5°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are June and October (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (22.4°C).

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Average pressure in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average pressure in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average pressure in December: 1009.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (1011.9mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1008.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average wind speed in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (5.9km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average humidity in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (80%).

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Average rainfall in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average rainfall in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average rainfall in December: 115mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (115mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average rainfall days in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average rainfall days in December: 22.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (17.3 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 29min

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average sunshine days in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average sunshine days in December: 5.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (12.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (4.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average UV index in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average UV index in December: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average cloud cover in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average cloud cover in December: 57

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 40).

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Average visibility in December
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average visibility in December - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (7km).

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