December weather forecast
Queenstown, South Africa

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer in Queenstown, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 23.8°C (74.8°F) and an average low of 13.3°C (55.9°F).

Temperature

In Queenstown, the average high-temperature in December is relatively the same as in November - a moderately hot 23.8°C (74.8°F). In December, in Queenstown, the average low-temperature is 13.3°C (55.9°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Queenstown, during December, the rain falls for 21.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 64mm (2.52") of precipitation. In Queenstown, South Africa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.8 days and collects up to 529mm (20.83") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months without snowfall in Queenstown.

Daylight

With an average of 14h and 12min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Queenstown.
On the first day of December in Queenstown, sunrise is at 04:59 and sunset at 19:03. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:09 and sunset at 19:21 SAST.

Sunshine

In Queenstown, South Africa, the average sunshine in December is 6.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Queenstown are January through March, August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Queenstown?

The average relative humidity in December in Queenstown, South Africa, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Queenstown in December?

In Queenstown, South Africa, in December, during 21.2 rainfall days, 64mm (2.52") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Queenstown?

January through June, August through December are months without snowfall in Queenstown, South Africa.

When are the longest days in Queenstown?

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 14h and 12min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Queenstown have in December?

In Queenstown, the average day length in December is 14h and 12min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Queenstown?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 04:59 and sunset at 19:03. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:09 and sunset at 19:21 SAST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Queenstown?

In Queenstown, the average sunshine duration in December is 6.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Queenstown?

January through March, August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Queenstown.

How high is the UV index in December in Queenstown?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Queenstown is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average temperature in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in December: 23.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (25.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (18°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 13.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (14.7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (7°C).

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Average pressure in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average pressure in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average pressure in December: 1014.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1023.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average wind speed in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (14km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (9.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average humidity in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (55%).

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Average rainfall in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average rainfall in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in December: 64mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (82mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (12mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average rainfall days in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in December: 21.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (21.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average snowfall in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average snowfall in December: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is July (1mm).
The months with the least snowfall are January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average snowfall days in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are July and August (0.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average daylight in December: 14h and 12min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average sunshine days in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (22.1 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are January, February and December (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average UV index in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average UV index in December: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, August, November and December (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July, September and October (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average cloud cover in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average cloud cover in December: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in December
Queenstown, South Africa

Average visibility in December - Queenstown, South Africa
  • Average visibility in December: 7km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, November and December (7km).

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