Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.3°C (79.3°F) and 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a tropical 31.1°C (88°F) in November, to a moderately hot 26.3°C (79.3°F). In December, in Abu Dhabi, the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In December, in Abu Dhabi, the rain falls for 1.5 days. Throughout December, 5.2mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, during the entire year, the rain falls for 9.9 days and collects up to 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24.7°C (76.5°F).

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Abu Dhabi, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, in December, the average high-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Abu Dhabi?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are most humid months in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

What is the average humidity in December in Abu Dhabi?

In December, the average relative humidity is 68%.

How much does it rain in Abu Dhabi in December?

In Abu Dhabi, in December, it is raining for 1.5 days, with typically 5.2mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, in December, the average water temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.7°C (76.5°F) water.

What is the month with the shortest days in Abu Dhabi?

With an average of 10.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

How many hours of daylight does Abu Dhabi have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 10.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Abu Dhabi have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Abu Dhabi is 8.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi?

Months with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in December in Abu Dhabi?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (42.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.2°C).

Average humidity in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in December: 68%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (55%).

Average rainfall in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (21.2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, September and October (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in December: 24.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (20.6°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in December: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.9h).

Average UV index in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).