December weather forecast
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Wooden tables and benches under the palm trees on the white sands of a popular beach in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Wooden tables and benches under the palm trees on the white sands of a popular beach in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Weather in December

The first month of the summer, December, is also a moderately hot month in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average high of 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In Espiritu Santo, the average high-temperature in December remains the same as in November - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). In December, in Espiritu Santo, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout December, 244mm (9.61") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Espiritu Santo, there are 206 rainfall days, and 2888mm (113.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Espiritu Santo, in December, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°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 longest days is December, with an average of 13h and 1min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 18:09. On the last day of December, in Espiritu Santo, sunrise is at 05:24 and sunset at 18:25 +11.

Sunshine

January, April, August through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Espiritu Santo.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Espiritu Santo?

In December, in Espiritu Santo, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Espiritu Santo in December?

In Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, in December, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 244mm (9.61") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Espiritu Santo?

In Espiritu Santo, in December, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

When are the longest days in Espiritu Santo?

With an average of 13h and 1min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.

How many hours of daylight does Espiritu Santo have in December?

The average day length in December in Espiritu Santo is 13h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Espiritu Santo?

On the first day of December in Espiritu Santo, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 18:09. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:24 and sunset at 18:25 +11.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Espiritu Santo?

The months with the most sunshine in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, are January, April, August through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Espiritu Santo?

The average sunshine duration in December in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Espiritu Santo?

The months with the highest UV index in Espiritu Santo are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in December in Espiritu Santo?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Espiritu Santo is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in December
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average temperature in December - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average high temperature in December: 29°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March and December (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (20°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average rainfall in December - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average rainfall in December: 244mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (376mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (173mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average rainfall days in December - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
The months with the least rainy days are August and September (15 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average sea temperature in December - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (27°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average daylight in December: 13h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

The months with the most sunshine are January, April, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7h).
The months with the least sunshine are February, March, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in December
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average UV index in December - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average UV index in December: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 7).

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