December weather forecast

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Weather in December

December in Tuvalu signifies the continuation of the wet season, with high levels of rainfall. The average precipitation for December is around 310mm (12.2"), representing an increase compared to November and one of the highest rainfall totals of the year. Consistent with the country's tropical rainforest climate, these showers can be intense and prolonged, interspersed with brief periods of sunshine and clear skies.

In terms of temperature, December continues the trend of warm conditions characteristic of Tuvalu's climate. Average temperatures throughout the month fluctuate between 29°C (84.2°F) and 31°C (87.8°F), demonstrating a consistent warmth similar to that of November. This steady warmth prevails across all the islands, including significant locations such as the capital, Funafuti.

As the country progresses into the subsequent month, January, Tuvalu sustains the high levels of rainfall, maintaining the consistently wet conditions. Therefore, December is characterised by frequent showers and persistently warm temperatures. Visitors during December can expect regular rainfall coupled with warm weather, typical of the country's equatorial climate.

  • Funafuti - December »
    The month with the most rainfall in Funafuti is December, when the rain falls for 17 days and typically aggregates up to 394mm (15.51") of precipitation. January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Funafuti, Tuvalu.


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