December weather forecast
Buala, Solomon Islands

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Weather in December

Bringing the year to a close, December in Buala embodies a harmonious symphony of gentle breezes, mild sunshine, and a hint of rainfall. The month receives a substantial shower, with rainfall measuring 281mm (11.06"), returning the city to a wetter state akin to the year's start. Complementing the rainfall, the temperature and relative humidity peaks remain consistent. Wind speed continues its gradual descent, cementing December as a quieter, peaceful month. Despite the heightened rainfall, the constant sea temperature beckons beachgoers for one last dip into the year's end.

Temperature

Buala indicates an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 28.5°C (83.3°F) in December, matching the previous month's conditions. Nights in December exhibit a minor reduction to an average low temperature of 26.1°C (79°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is estimated at a hot 33°C (91.4°F). More preventive actions are needed, risk of heat exhaustion and heat cramps is significant. Prolonged activity may trigger heatstroke.
Be informed that the heat index values are oriented around shady conditions and gentle breezes. The heat index could see an increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees under direct sunshine.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Depending on the activity and the individual's heat perception, which may vary due to factors including wind, clothing, and metabolic variations, this effect remains subjective. Take note that direct exposure to the sun can increase the felt temperature, possibly adding 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees to the heat index. Heat index values hold particular importance for children. Children frequently underestimate the importance of resting and drinking fluids. Thirst is a symptom of advanced dehydration - hence the need to hydrate regularly, especially during protracted physical exercises.

Humidity

January through March, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are the least humid months in Buala.

Rainfall

In Buala, during December, the rain falls for 29.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 281mm (11.06") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 329.6 rainfall days, and 2495mm (98.23") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F), December is the month with the warmest seawater in Buala.
Note: Many feel that waters warmer than 30°C (86°F) fail to offer the same rejuvenating touch.

Daylight

With an average of 12h and 36min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Buala.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:27. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:06 and sunset at 18:42 +11.

Sunshine

In Buala, the average sunshine in December is 9.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index, 6 during December, leads to the following recommendations:
Ward off overexposure. Defence against solar harm is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most potent between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to limit direct exposure to the Sun during this period. Combat UV radiation's detrimental effects with sun-safe clothing and UV-blocking eyewear. Be mindful! Sand and water reflections can up the Sun's UV exposure.
Updated: Feb 1, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

How hot is it in Buala in December?

December temperatures in Buala, Solomon Islands, vary between a high-temperature of 28.5°C (83.3°F) and a low-temperature of 26.1°C (79°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in December is estimated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What are the least humid months in Buala?

January through March, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are the least humid months in Buala.

What is the average humidity in December in Buala?

In December, the average relative humidity in Buala is 79%.

How much does it rain in Buala in December?

In Buala, in December, it is raining for 29.3 days, with typically 281mm (11.06") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Buala?

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

What is the sea temperature in December in Buala?

In Buala, Solomon Islands, in December, the average water temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F). For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

When are the longest days in Buala?

With an average of 12h and 36min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Buala.

How many hours of daylight does Buala have in December?

The average day length in December is 12h and 35min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Buala?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:27. On the last day of the month, in Buala, sunrise is at 06:06 and sunset at 18:42 +11.

How long on average sun shines in December in Buala?

In Buala, Solomon Islands, the average sunshine duration in December is 9.6h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Buala, Solomon Islands, are January through March, October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Buala?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average temperature in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.5°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are April and May (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (25.7°C).

Average pressure in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average pressure in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average pressure in December: 1007.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1010.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1006.9mbar).

Average wind speed in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average wind speed in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (16.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8.4km/h).

Average humidity in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average humidity in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March, November and December (79%).

Average rainfall in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average rainfall in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average rainfall in December: 281mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (305mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (118mm).

Average rainfall days in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average rainfall days in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average rainfall days in December: 29.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (29.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (24 days).

Average sea temperature in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average sea temperature in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • 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 (28.8°C).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average daylight in December: 12h and 4min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average sunshine days in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average sunshine days in December: 0.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (3.8 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are January, March and December (0.5 days).

Average UV index in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average UV index in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average UV index in December: 6

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

Average cloud cover in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average cloud cover in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average cloud cover in December: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 40).

Average visibility in December
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average visibility in December - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (9km).

Buala, Solomon Islands

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