Concluding the year, December
combines high humidity with increased rainfall, painting a completely tropical weather for Port Vila
. Despite these conditions, the city continues to charm, with an abundance of natural sights and cultural attractions. Rains occur across ten days, contributing to the monthly rainfall average of 201mm (7.91"), bringing a year of diverse Vanuatu
weather to an end.
Port Vila, Vanuatu, transitions into December recording an average high-temperature of a still warm 28°C (82.4°F), closely aligning with the preceding month's temperature. In the month of December, Port Vila experiences an average low-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F).
In December, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 33°C (91.4°F). Ensure additional precautions, heat exhaustion and heat cramps may be expected. Heatstroke could occur from sustained activity.
Heat index guidelines indicate values are for light wind scenarios and shaded regions. Exposure to the direct sun could elevate the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'real feel', is a fusion of air temperature and moisture levels to demonstrate the sensation of heat. Depending on the activity and the individual's heat perception, which may vary due to factors including wind, clothing, and metabolic variations, this effect remains subjective. It is noteworthy that being in direct sunlight can enhance the weather's impact, raising the heat index by as much as 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly important for children. In general, children are more at risk than adults because they sweat less. Furthermore, the large skin surface compared to their small bodies and the high heat production due to their actions contribute to this vulnerability.
In December, the average relative humidity in Port Vila is 86%.
In December, in Port Vila, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 201mm (7.91") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 112 rainfall days, and 2405mm (94.69") of precipitation is accumulated.
December has the longest days of the year in Port Vila, with an average of 13h and 12min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 05:02 and sunset at 18:09. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:14 and sunset at 18:24 +11.