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Visiting Karon Beach, Phuket, Thailand in December

December is one of the best months to visit Karon Beach 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 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 21.7cm (8.5inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 10.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Karon Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

December is a great month to visit Karon Beach, with plenty of sunshine and clear skies. The weather is perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying various beach activities. Snorkeling and diving conditions are excellent, while surfing and windsurfing are not as popular due to the calm sea conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Karon Beach in December?

Yes, December is a good time for sunbathing in Karon Beach.

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 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 21.7cm (8.5inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 10.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Karon Beach in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Karon Beach with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (83°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Karon Beach?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Karon Beach.

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 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 21.7cm (8.5inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 10.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Karon Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Karon Beach warm in December?

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

The average maximum temperature in Karon Beach in December is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

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

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How sunny is Karon Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Karon Beach in December are 11.7. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Karon Beach in December

December is a popular month for tourists visiting Karon Beach, as the weather is sunny and pleasant. The beach can become quite crowded, especially around the Christmas and New Year holidays. It's a festive time to visit, but be prepared for larger crowds.

Temperature in Karon Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Karon Beach in December is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Karon Beach in December is 27°C (81°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 Karon Beach in December is 24°C (74°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 24°C (74°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Karon Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 11.7 per day in Karon Beach. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Karon Beach in December is typically 11.1 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 Karon Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Karon Beach in December is 28.2°C (82.8°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Karon Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Karon Beach in December is 21.7cm (8.5inches) and on average there are 10.6 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Karon Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Karon Beach in December is 24°C (74°F) 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 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Karon Beach in December is typically 90.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.1% in the previous month and 90.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Karon Beach in December is typically 75.7%. The average relative humidity is 80.5% in the previous month and 73.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Karon Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Karon Beach in December is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Karon Beach in December is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

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

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