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Visiting Colombia in December

December is one of the best months to visit Colombia for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

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 59.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Colombia in one of the other best months of January, February, March, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Colombia in December?

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

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 59.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Colombia in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (78°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Colombia?

Yes, December is a great time for a holiday in Colombia.

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 59.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Colombia warm in December?

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

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

The average temperature in Colombia in December is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°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 Colombia in December?

The average day light hours per day in Colombia in December are 11.5. The sunshine percentage is 59.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Colombia in December

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

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

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

Sunshine in Colombia in December

During December the average day light hours are 11.5 per day in Colombia. The sunshine percentage is 59.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Colombia in December is typically 10.1 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Colombia in December

The average sea water temperature in Colombia in December is 25.3°C (77.5°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Colombia in December

The average total rainfall in Colombia in December is 0.6cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 3.2 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Colombia in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Colombia in December is 25°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 25°C (78°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Colombia in December is typically 91.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.8% in the previous month and 89% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Colombia in December is typically 75.9%. The average relative humidity is 79.3% in the previous month and 72.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Colombia in December

The average maximum wind speed in Colombia in December is typically 20KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Colombia in December is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Colombia in December is from the South-Southeast.

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