Calabar
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Calabar, Nigeria

December, the first month of the winter, in Calabar, is still a warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 28°C (82.4°F) and min 26°C (78.8°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 50mm (2") of accumulated rainfall, make December the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature in Calabar is essentially the same as in November - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Calabar, is 26°C (78.8°F).

Rainfall

In Calabar, during December, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 50mm (2") of precipitation. In Calabar, during the entire year, the rain falls for 174 days and collects up to 2952mm (116.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Calabar, the average seawater temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

With an average of 11.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Calabar, Nigeria.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Calabar is December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Calabar?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Calabar, Nigeria, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Calabar?

In Calabar, in December, during 3 rainfall days, 50mm (2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Calabar?

In December, the average sea temperature in Calabar is 28.3°C (82.9°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Calabar?

The month with the shortest days in Calabar is December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Calabar, Nigeria, is 11.8h.

What month has the most sunshine in Calabar?

With an average of 6h of sunshine, December has the most sunshine of the year in Calabar, Nigeria.

How many hours of sunshine does Calabar have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Calabar, Nigeria, is 6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Calabar?

June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index in Calabar.

What is the UV index reading in December in Calabar?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Calabar is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in December: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (28°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (24°C).

Average rainfall in December - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in December: 50mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (445mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (41mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in December: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in December - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in December: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, November and December (UV index 11).