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
The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 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 slightly decreases, from a hot 31.1°C (88°F) in November, to a warm 26.3°C (79.3°F). The average low-temperature, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

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

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 8.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Abu Dhabi?

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

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

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in December, during 1.5 rainfall days, 5.2mm (0.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in December in Abu Dhabi?

In December, the average sea temperature in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 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.

What is the average length of the day in December in Abu Dhabi?

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

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

In December, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in December in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability 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).