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

December weather forecast and climate
Calabar, Nigeria

The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Calabar, Nigeria, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26°C (78.8°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). In December, in Calabar, the average low-temperature 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 December, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index in Calabar. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 11 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

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 much does it rain in Calabar in December?

In December, in Calabar, Nigeria, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout December, 50mm (2") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Calabar?

In Calabar, in December, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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.

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.

How many hours of daylight does Calabar have in December?

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

What month has the most sunshine in Calabar?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Calabar have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Calabar, Nigeria, is 6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Calabar?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Calabar?

In Calabar, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk 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).