Ras Al-Khaimah
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

December, the first month of the winter, in Ras Al-Khaimah, is still a warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 26.8°C (80.2°F) and min 13.5°C (56.3°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F) and only 2.3 rainfall days, with 17.4mm (0.7") of accumulated rainfall, make December the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F) in November, to a warm 26.8°C (80.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Ras Al-Khaimah, is 13.5°C (56.3°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 69%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In December, in Ras Al-Khaimah, the rain falls for 2.3 days. Throughout December, 17.4mm (0.7") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, during the entire year, the rain falls for 14.3 days and collects up to 132.8mm (5.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Ras Al-Khaimah, in December, the average water temperature is 25.7°C (78.3°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Ras Al-Khaimah is December, with an average of 10.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, is December, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Ras Al-Khaimah?

In December, the average high-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.5°C (56.3°F).

What is the most humid month in Ras Al-Khaimah?

Months with the highest humidity in Ras Al-Khaimah are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

What is the average humidity in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, the average relative humidity in December is 69%.

How many days does it rain in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, during December, the rain falls for 2.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 17.4mm (0.7") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In December, the average sea temperature is 25.7°C (78.3°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ras Al-Khaimah?

The month with the shortest days in Ras Al-Khaimah is December, with an average of 10.5h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average length of the day in December is 10.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ras Al-Khaimah?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average sunshine in December is 7.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Ras Al-Khaimah?

The month with the lowest UV index in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index reading in December in Ras Al-Khaimah?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (42.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 13.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (28.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in December: 69%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (46%).

Average rainfall in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in December: 17.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (35.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (4.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (22.4°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in December: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.6h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

Average UV index in December - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).