Port Elizabeth
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, with average temperature ranging between max 28°C (82.4°F) and min 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average high-temperature in December is essentially the same as in November - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). In Port Elizabeth, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Port Elizabeth, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 186mm (7.3") of accumulated precipitation. In Port Elizabeth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 200 days and collects up to 2447mm (96.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: 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 11.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

January through May, July, August, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 9, 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 unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in December, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How much does it rain in Port Elizabeth in December?

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, during December, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 186mm (7.3") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, in December, the average water 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Port Elizabeth?

The month with the shortest days in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is December, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Port Elizabeth have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Port Elizabeth is 11.4h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Port Elizabeth?

Months with the most sunshine in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, are January through May, July, August, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Port Elizabeth?

In December, the average sunshine in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is 8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Port Elizabeth?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Port Elizabeth, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

How high is the UV index in December in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average high temperature in December: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July, August, September and October (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (21°C).

Average rainfall in December - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall in December: 186mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (309mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (97mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and September (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (10 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (27.2°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average daylight in December: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are June, September and October (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in December - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 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).