Weather in The Cook Islands in December

So you're interested in going to The Cook Islands in December

December is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in The Cook Islands. December is an excellent month for swimming in The Cook Islands with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting The Cook Islands in the months of March, April, November, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in The Cook Islands in December

The average maximum temperature in The Cook Islands in December is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in The Cook Islands in December is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in The Cook Islands in December is 23°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in The Cook Islands in December

The average day light hours per day in The Cook Islands in December are 13.4 and there are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in The Cook Islands in December is typically 14.8 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 The Cook Islands in December

The average sea water temperature in The Cook Islands in December is 26.8° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in The Cook Islands in December

The average total rainfall in The Cook Islands in December is 2.3cm and on average there are 13.7 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in The Cook Islands in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in The Cook Islands in December is 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in The Cook Islands in December is typically 91.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.7% in the previous month and 93% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in The Cook Islands in December is typically 79.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.9% in the previous month and 82.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in The Cook Islands in December

The average maximum wind speed in The Cook Islands in December is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in The Cook Islands in December is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in The Cook Islands in December is from the East-Southeast.

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