Weather in Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa in December

So you're interested in going to Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa in December

December is a hot and very dry time for sunbathing in Hout Bay. December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Hout Bay for any length of time. Consider visiting Hout Bay in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Hout Bay in December

The average maximum temperature in Hout Bay in December is 26°. The average maximum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Hout Bay in December is 21°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Hout Bay in December is 16°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Hout Bay in December

The average day light hours per day in Hout Bay in December are 14.4 and there are 10.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Hout Bay in December is typically 13.7 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 Hout Bay in December

The average sea water temperature in Hout Bay in December is 19.6° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Hout Bay in December

The average total rainfall in Hout Bay in December is 0.6cm and on average there are 3.9 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Hout Bay in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Hout Bay in December is 16° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Hout Bay in December is typically 85.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.8% in the previous month and 87.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Hout Bay in December is typically 65.6%. The average relative humidity is 67.6% in the previous month and 67.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Hout Bay in December

The average maximum wind speed in Hout Bay in December is typically 38kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 36kmh in the previous month and 37kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Hout Bay in December is typically 22kmh. The average wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Hout Bay in December is from the South-Southwest.

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