Puducherry
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Puducherry, India

December, the first month of the winter, in Puducherry, is still a warm month, with average temperature varying between 21°C (69.8°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout December, 162mm (6.4") of precipitation is accumulated. In Puducherry, during the entire year, the rain falls for 47 days and collects up to 1240mm (48.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Puducherry, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). 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

December has the shortest days of the year in Puducherry, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Puducherry, India, is 7h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Puducherry is December, with an average maximum UV index of 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 9 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the coldest months in Puducherry?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the coldest months in Puducherry.

What is the temperature in December in Puducherry?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Puducherry, India, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Puducherry?

In Puducherry, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 162mm (6.4") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Puducherry?

In December, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Puducherry?

December has the shortest days of the year in Puducherry, India, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Puducherry have in December?

In Puducherry, the average length of the day in December is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Puducherry?

In December, the average sunshine is 7h.

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

With an average maximum UV index of 9, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Puducherry, India.

What is the UV index reading in December in Puducherry?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Puducherry is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average high temperature in December: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (37°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20°C).

Average rainfall in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average rainfall in December: 162mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (300mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (9mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April and May (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (26.8°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average daylight in December: 11.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with most sunshine are February, March and April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Puducherry, India
  • Average UV index in December: 9

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 9).