Weather in South Africa in December 2018

  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in December in South Africa (Cape Town)24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 11 hours of sunshine per day (74% of daylight hours) in December in South Africa11
    11 hours of sunshine per day
  • 6 days with some rainfall in December in South Africa (Cape Town)6
    6 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in December in South Africa (Cape Town)14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in December in South Africa (Cape Town)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in South Africa (Cape Town)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 43 mm monthly rainfall in December in South Africa (Cape Town)43
    43 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in South Africa (Cape Town)11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 18°C sea temperature in December in South Africa (Cape Town)18
    18°C sea temperature

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Expect 24°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 11 hours of sunshine per day in South Africa in December. Check more long-term weather averages for South Africa in December before you book your next holiday to South Africa in 2018. The December weather averages shown above are for Cape Town.

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Guide to South Africa weather in December

The average maximum daytime temperature in South Africa in December is a warm 24°C (75°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). There are usually 11 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 74% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 43mm (1.7 inches) of rainfall across the whole of December with 6 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around South Africa in December is 18°C (64°F).

The weather in South Africa in December is represented by Cape Town.

South Africa sunrise & sunset times for December 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for South Africa in December 2018. Select a month to view South Africa sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The South Africa sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Cape Town.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st December 2018 05:28 19:43
Sunday, 2nd December 2018 05:28 19:43
Monday, 3rd December 2018 05:28 19:44
Tuesday, 4th December 2018 05:28 19:45
Wednesday, 5th December 2018 05:28 19:46
Thursday, 6th December 2018 05:28 19:47
Friday, 7th December 2018 05:28 19:48
Saturday, 8th December 2018 05:28 19:48
Sunday, 9th December 2018 05:28 19:49
Monday, 10th December 2018 05:28 19:50
Tuesday, 11th December 2018 05:29 19:51
Wednesday, 12th December 2018 05:29 19:51
Thursday, 13th December 2018 05:29 19:52
Friday, 14th December 2018 05:29 19:53
Saturday, 15th December 2018 05:29 19:53
Sunday, 16th December 2018 05:30 19:54
Monday, 17th December 2018 05:30 19:55
Tuesday, 18th December 2018 05:31 19:55
Wednesday, 19th December 2018 05:31 19:56
Thursday, 20th December 2018 05:31 19:56
Friday, 21st December 2018 05:32 19:57
Saturday, 22nd December 2018 05:32 19:57
Sunday, 23rd December 2018 05:33 19:58
Monday, 24th December 2018 05:33 19:58
Tuesday, 25th December 2018 05:34 19:59
Wednesday, 26th December 2018 05:35 19:59
Thursday, 27th December 2018 05:35 19:59
Friday, 28th December 2018 05:36 20:00
Saturday, 29th December 2018 05:36 20:00
Sunday, 30th December 2018 05:37 20:00
Monday, 31st December 2018 05:38 20:00
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