Matā'utu
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata
The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata'utu, in Wallis and Futuna
December, the first month of the summer, in Matā'utu, is a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.4°C (75.9°F) and 30.3°C (86.5°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a hot 30.3°C (86.5°F). The average low-temperature, in Matā'utu, is 24.4°C (75.9°F).

Rainfall

In Matā'utu, during December, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 350.3mm (13.8") of precipitation. In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 3322.6mm (130.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, the average seawater temperature in December is 29.4°C (84.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

With an average of 12.9h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna.

Sunshine

In Matā'utu, the average sunshine in December is 12h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Matā'utu?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 30.3°C (86.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, during December, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 350.3mm (13.8") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Matā'utu?

In December, the average sea temperature in Matā'utu is 29.4°C (84.9°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.

When are the longest days in Matā'utu?

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 12.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Matā'utu have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 12.9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, the average sunshine in December is 12h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Matā'utu?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Matā'utu.

How high is the UV index in December in Matā'utu?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Matā
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (24°C).

Average rainfall in December - Matā
  • Average rainfall in December: 350.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (381.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (149.9mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Matā
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Matā
  • Average sea temperature in December: 29.4°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (28.2°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Matā
  • Average daylight in December: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 12h

Months with most sunshine are January and March (Average sunshine: 18h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in December - Matā
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 8).