Cape Point
The Gambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Cape Point, The Gambia

The first month of the winter, Diciembre, is also a hot month in Cape Point, The Gambia, with average temperature fluctuating between 17°C (62.6°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).
An excellent water temperature of 25°C (77°F) and 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall makes Diciembre a prime for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Diciembre, the average high-temperature in Cape Point is practically the same as in Noviembre - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). In Diciembre, in Cape Point, the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

Rainfall

In Cape Point, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is typically accumulated. During the entire year, Cape Point aggregates up to 1045mm (41.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Diciembre, the average sea temperature is 25°C (77°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

The month with the shortest days is Diciembre, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Diciembre, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 9, Diciembre is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
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.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Cape Point?

In Cape Point, in Diciembre, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

How much does it rain in Cape Point in Diciembre?

Throughout Diciembre, in Cape Point, The Gambia, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in Diciembre in Cape Point?

In Diciembre, the average sea temperature is 25°C (77°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 Cape Point?

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year in Cape Point, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in Diciembre in Cape Point?

The average length of the day in Diciembre in Cape Point, The Gambia, is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cape Point have in Diciembre?

In Cape Point, the average sunshine in Diciembre is 8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cape Point?

The month with the lowest UV index in Cape Point is Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

What is the UV index reading in Diciembre in Cape Point?

In Diciembre, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in December: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 17°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16°C).

Average rainfall in December - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in December: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (375mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October and November (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in December - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • 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).