Dodoma
Tanzania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Dodoma, Tanzania

Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
December, the first month of the summer, in Dodoma, is still a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 19.2°C (66.6°F) and max 29.7°C (85.5°F).

Temperature

In Dodoma, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a moderately hot 29.7°C (85.5°F). In Dodoma, Tanzania, the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 33.7°C (92.7°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, clothing, pregnancy), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Dodoma, the average relative humidity is 67%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Dodoma is December when the rain falls for 19 days and typically aggregates up to 135mm (5.31") of precipitation.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year in Dodoma, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Dodoma is 8.9h.

UV index

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in December in Dodoma?

In December, in Dodoma, Tanzania, the average high-temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in December is calculated to 33.7°C (92.7°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Dodoma?

In December, the average relative humidity in Dodoma is 67%.

How much does it rain in Dodoma in December?

In Dodoma, in December, it is raining for 19 days, with typically 135mm (5.31") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Dodoma?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Dodoma. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 135mm (5.31") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Dodoma?

The month with the longest days in Dodoma, Tanzania, is December, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Dodoma?

In Dodoma, the average length of the day in December is 12.5h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Dodoma?

The average sunshine in December in Dodoma is 8.9h.

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

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma, Tanzania.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Dodoma?

In Dodoma, Tanzania, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.8°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are May and June (27.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.9°C).

Average humidity in December - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average humidity in December: 67%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (51%).

Average rainfall in December - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall in December: 135mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (135mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall days in December: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.2 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average daylight in December: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.9h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.1h).

Average UV index in December - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average UV index in December: 6

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