Jos
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Jos, Nigeria

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Jos, Nigeria, with average temperature varying between 14.1°C (57.4°F) and 28.9°C (84°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still moderately hot 28.9°C (84°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 14.1°C (57.4°F).

Rainfall

December is the last month it rains. Throughout December, Jos collects 2mm (0.1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, 1324mm (52.1") of rain is accumulated.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Jos, Nigeria, are January, February, 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 in Jos. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes 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. 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 Jos?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 28.9°C (84°F), while the average low-temperature is 14.1°C (57.4°F).

What is the last month it rains in Jos?

December is the last month it rains. Throughout December, Jos collects 2mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Jos?

January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Jos, Nigeria.

How many hours of daylight does Jos have in December?

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

What is the month with the most sunshine in Jos?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Jos?

In Jos, Nigeria, the average sunshine in December is 9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Jos?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Jos?

In Jos, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (24.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 14.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.9°C).

Average rainfall in December - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in December: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (298mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 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 - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in December: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h

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

Average UV index in December - Jos, 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).