Gangtok
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gangtok, India

December, the first month of the winter, in Gangtok, is still a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 14.1°C (57.4°F) and 5.4°C (41.7°F).

Temperature

In Gangtok, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from a comfortable 17.6°C (63.7°F) in November, to a moderate 14.1°C (57.4°F). In December, in Gangtok, the average low-temperature is 5.4°C (41.7°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the least rainfall, with 22.7mm (0.9") of accumulated precipitation.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Gangtok, India, is December, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Gangtok?

In December, the average high-temperature is 14.1°C (57.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 5.4°C (41.7°F).

How much does it rain in Gangtok in December?

During December, Gangtok regularly aggregates up to 22.7mm (0.9") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Gangtok?

December is the month with the least rainfall, with 22.7mm (0.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gangtok?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Gangtok have in December?

In Gangtok, India, the average length of the day in December is 10.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Gangtok?

In December, the average sunshine in Gangtok, India, is 7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Gangtok?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Gangtok?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Gangtok, India, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Gangtok, India
  • Average high temperature in December: 14.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 5.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall in December: 22.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (649.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (22.7mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gangtok, India
  • Average daylight in December: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Gangtok, India
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).