Ras Al-Khaimah
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, with average temperature fluctuating between 13.5°C (56.3°F) and 26.8°C (80.2°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F) and only 2.3 rainfall days, with 17.4mm (0.69") of accumulated rainfall, makes December the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature in Ras Al-Khaimah slightly decreases, from a tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F) in November, to a warm 26.8°C (80.2°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 13.5°C (56.3°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 69%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Ras Al-Khaimah, it is raining for 2.3 days, with typically 17.4mm (0.69") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 14.3 rainfall days, and 132.8mm (5.23") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 25.7°C (78.3°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

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Ras Al-Khaimah is December, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, in December, the average high-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.5°C (56.3°F).

What are the most humid months in Ras Al-Khaimah?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 69%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In December, the average relative humidity in Ras Al-Khaimah is 69%.

How much does it rain in Ras Al-Khaimah in December?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, in December, during 2.3 rainfall days, 17.4mm (0.69") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, the average seawater temperature in December is 25.7°C (78.3°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 Ras Al-Khaimah?

December has the shortest days of the year in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, with an average of 10.5h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average length of the day in December is 10.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ras Al-Khaimah?

With an average of 7.6h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

How many hours of sunshine does Ras Al-Khaimah have in December?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average sunshine in December is 7.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Ras Al-Khaimah?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Ras Al-Khaimah, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Ras Al-Khaimah is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (42.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 13.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (28.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in December: 69%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (46%).

Average rainfall in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in December: 17.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (35.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (4.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (22.4°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in December: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.6h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

Average UV index in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).