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Visiting Kenya in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 6.3cm (2.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Kenya. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Kenya with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Kenya in the months of February, August, September, October, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Kenya in December?

Yes, December is a good time for sunbathing in Kenya.

December has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 6.3cm (2.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Kenya in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Kenya with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Kenya?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Kenya.

December has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 6.3cm (2.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Kenya. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Kenya with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kenya warm in December?

Yes, Kenya is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Kenya in December is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (87°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kenya in December is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kenya in December?

The average day light hours per day in Kenya in December are 12.4. The sunshine percentage is 54.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Kenya in December

The average maximum temperature in Kenya in December is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (87°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kenya in December is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kenya in December is 25°C (77°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kenya in December

During December the average day light hours are 12.4 per day in Kenya. The sunshine percentage is 54.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kenya in December is typically 13.5 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 Kenya in December

The average sea water temperature in Kenya in December is 27.5°C (81.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kenya in December

The average total rainfall in Kenya in December is 6.3cm (2.5inches) and on average there are 10.5 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kenya in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kenya in December is 24°C (76°F) 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 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kenya in December is typically 91%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.9% in the previous month and 88.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kenya in December is typically 77.6%. The average relative humidity is 79.8% in the previous month and 74.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kenya in December

The average maximum wind speed in Kenya in December is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 32KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kenya in December is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kenya in December is from the East-Northeast.

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