Kottayam
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kottayam, India

December, the first month of the winter, in Kottayam, is still a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Kottayam, in December, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kottayam, during December, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 52mm (2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 117 rainfall days, and 3105mm (122.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Kottayam. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Kottayam?

In December, in Kottayam, India, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Kottayam in December?

In Kottayam, India, in December, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 52mm (2") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kottayam?

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

How many hours of daylight does Kottayam have in December?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Kottayam?

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

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Kottayam?

In Kottayam, India, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kottayam, India
  • Average high temperature in December: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March, April and May (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

Average rainfall in December - Kottayam, India
  • Average rainfall in December: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (636mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (22mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kottayam, India
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kottayam, India
  • 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: 7h

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

Average UV index in December - Kottayam, India
  • 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).