Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
December, the first month of the winter, in Abu Dhabi, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 15.8°C (60.4°F) and 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Temperature

In Abu Dhabi, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from a hot 31.1°C (88°F) in November, to a moderately hot 26.3°C (79.3°F). The average low-temperature, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

Rainfall

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, during December, the rain falls for 1.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.2mm (0.2") of precipitation. In Abu Dhabi, during the entire year, the rain falls for 9.9 days and collects up to 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Abu Dhabi, the average water temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.7°C (76.5°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Abu Dhabi?

In December, in Abu Dhabi, the average high-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

What are the most humid months in Abu Dhabi?

Months with the highest humidity in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the average humidity in December in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the average relative humidity in December is 68%.

How many days does it rain in December in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in December, it is raining for 1.5 days, with typically 5.2mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in Abu Dhabi?

In December, the average sea temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24.7°C (76.5°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Abu Dhabi?

December has the shortest days of the year in Abu Dhabi, with an average of 10.7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Abu Dhabi have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 10.7h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Abu Dhabi?

In December, the average sunshine in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 8.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi.

What is the UV index reading in December in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (42.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.2°C).

Average humidity in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in December: 68%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (55%).

Average rainfall in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (21.2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, September and October (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in December: 24.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (20.6°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in December: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.9h).

Average UV index in December - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).