Lusaka
Zambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Lusaka, Zambia

Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia
Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia
December, the first month of the summer, in Lusaka, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 17.8°C (64°F) and max 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Temperature

In Lusaka, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a warm 27.7°C (81.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Lusaka, is 17.8°C (64°F).

Humidity

In Lusaka, the average relative humidity is 78.6%.

Rainfall

In Lusaka, Zambia, in December, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 208.1mm (8.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lusaka, Zambia, there are 72 rainfall days, and 882.1mm (34.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year in Lusaka, Zambia, with an average of 13h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Lusaka, the average sunshine is 5.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the temperature in December in Lusaka?

In Lusaka, Zambia, in December, the average high-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.8°C (64°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Lusaka?

In December, the average relative humidity in Lusaka is 78.6%.

How many days does it rain in December in Lusaka?

In Lusaka, Zambia, during December, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 208.1mm (8.2") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Lusaka?

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 13h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Lusaka?

The average length of the day in December in Lusaka is 13h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Lusaka?

In December, the average sunshine is 5.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Lusaka?

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in December in Lusaka?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Lusaka is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (23.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 17.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (7.2°C).

Average humidity in December - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average humidity in December: 78.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (46.3%).

Average rainfall in December - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in December: 208.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (245.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average daylight in December: 13h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.9h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

Average UV index in December - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average UV index in December: 12

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