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

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, with average temperature varying between 21°C (69.8°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Port Elizabeth, in December, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 186mm (7.32") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 200 rainfall days, and 2447mm (96.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

With an average of 11.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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 in Port Elizabeth. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, 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, in December, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 186mm (7.32") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in December in Port Elizabeth?

In December, the average sea temperature in Port Elizabeth 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?

With an average of 11.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Port Elizabeth.

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 is the month with the most sunshine in Port Elizabeth?

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

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

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

When is 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.

What is the UV index reading in December in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (21°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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 least rainfall) is February (97mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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 least rainy days is April (10 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

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

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Average UV index in December
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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).

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