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
The first month of the winter, December, is also a hot month in Abuja, Nigeria, with average temperature varying between 17°C (62.6°F) and 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature remains equal as in November - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). In Abuja, Nigeria, 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

With an average of 11.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Abuja.

Sunshine

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

UV index

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

What is the temperature in December in Abuja?

In Abuja, Nigeria, 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?

In Abuja, in December, 1mm (0") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Abuja?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Abuja?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Abuja have in December?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Abuja?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Abuja have in December?

In Abuja, the average sunshine in December 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.

How high is the UV index in December in Abuja?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).