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Visiting Kerala, India in December

December is one of the best months to visit Kerala 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 (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. December has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4 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 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Kerala with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Kerala in December?

Yes, December is a great time for sunbathing in Kerala.

December has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. December has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4 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 Kerala in December?

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

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Kerala?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. December has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4 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 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Kerala with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kerala warm in December?

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

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

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

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kerala in December?

The average day light hours per day in Kerala in December are 11.6. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Kerala in December

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

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

The average minimum temperature in Kerala in December is 24°C (76°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kerala in December

During December the average day light hours are 11.6 per day in Kerala. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Kerala in December is typically 10.9 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 Kerala in December

The average sea water temperature in Kerala in December is 27.7°C (81.9°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kerala in December

The average total rainfall in Kerala in December is 4cm (1.6inches) and on average there are 4 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kerala in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kerala in December is 24°C (75°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 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kerala in December is typically 88%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.4% in the previous month and 84.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kerala in December is typically 72.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.1% in the previous month and 68.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kerala in December

The average maximum wind speed in Kerala in December is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kerala in December is typically 3KM/H (2MPH). The average wind speed is 3KM/H (2MPH) in the previous month and 4KM/H (2MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kerala in December is from the West-Southwest.

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