Kozhikode
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kozhikode, India

The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Kozhikode, India, with average temperature ranging between max 29.8°C (85.6°F) and min 21.3°C (70.3°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and only 1.9 rainfall days, with 8.8mm (0.3") of accumulated rainfall, make December the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature in Kozhikode is almost the same as in November - a moderately hot 29.8°C (85.6°F). In December, in Kozhikode, the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Heat index

In December, the average heat index is calculated to a hot 34.8°C (94.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Kozhikode, India, the average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In Kozhikode, it is raining for 1.9 days, with typically 8.8mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation. In Kozhikode, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125.9 days and collects up to 3130.2mm (123.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kozhikode, the average water temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days in Kozhikode, India, are January and December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Kozhikode, India, is 8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Kozhikode are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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. 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 Kozhikode?

In December, the average high-temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 34.8°C (94.6°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Kozhikode?

In December, the average relative humidity in Kozhikode, India, is 71%.

How much does it rain in Kozhikode in December?

In Kozhikode, India, in December, it is raining for 1.9 days, with typically 8.8mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Kozhikode?

In Kozhikode, in December, the average water temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kozhikode?

Months with the shortest days are January and December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight.

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

In Kozhikode, the average length of the day in December is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kozhikode have in December?

In Kozhikode, the average sunshine in December is 8h.

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

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 10, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Kozhikode?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kozhikode is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Kozhikode, India
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.3°C).

Average humidity in December - Kozhikode, India
  • Average humidity in December: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (70%).

Average rainfall in December - Kozhikode, India
  • Average rainfall in December: 8.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1230.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (1.5mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kozhikode, India
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (25.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Kozhikode, India
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.8°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kozhikode, India
  • Average daylight in December: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

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

Average UV index in December - Kozhikode, 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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 10).