Abuja
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Abuja, Nigeria

The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
December, the first month of the winter, in Abuja, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 32°C (89.6°F) and 17°C (62.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature remains the same as in November - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the least rainfall, with 1mm (0") of accumulated precipitation.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are November and December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Abuja?

In Abuja, in December, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

How much does it rain in Abuja in December?

During December, Abuja regularly aggregates up to 1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Abuja?

The month with the least rainfall in Abuja is December when 1mm (0") of precipitation is typically aggregated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Abuja?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

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

In Abuja, Nigeria, the average length of the day in December is 11.6h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Abuja?

Months with the most sunshine in Abuja are November and December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Abuja?

The average sunshine in December in Abuja is 9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Abuja?

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Abuja, Nigeria.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Abuja?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Abuja, Nigeria, is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in December: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 17°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17°C).

Average rainfall in December - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in December: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (238mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in December: 11.6h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h

Months with most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in December: 10

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).