Weather in Zanzibar City, Tanzania in December

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December is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Zanzibar City. December is an excellent month for swimming in Zanzibar City with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Zanzibar City in the months of June, July, September, October, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Zanzibar City in December

The average maximum temperature in Zanzibar City in December is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Zanzibar City in December is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Zanzibar City in December is 25°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Zanzibar City in December

The average day light hours per day in Zanzibar City in December are 12.5 and there are 7 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Zanzibar City in December is typically 13.8 during December. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Zanzibar City in December

The average sea water temperature in Zanzibar City in December is 27.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Zanzibar City in December

The average total rainfall in Zanzibar City in December is 6.3cm and on average there are 12.7 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Zanzibar City in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Zanzibar City in December is 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Zanzibar City in December is typically 94.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.6% in the previous month and 90.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Zanzibar City in December is typically 79.7%. The average relative humidity is 81.8% in the previous month and 73.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Zanzibar City in December

The average maximum wind speed in Zanzibar City in December is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Zanzibar City in December is typically 9kmh. The average wind speed is 7kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Zanzibar City in December is from the North.

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