George Town
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
George Town, Malaysia

A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
The first month of the winter, December, is also a hot month in George Town, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average high of 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In George Town, the average high-temperature remains the same as in November - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). In George Town, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In George Town, during December, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 110mm (4.3") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 196 rainfall days, and 2460mm (96.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In George Town, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in George Town?

The average high-temperature, in December, in George Town, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in George Town in December?

In George Town, in December, during 14 rainfall days, 110mm (4.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in George Town?

In George Town, in December, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in George Town?

Months with the shortest days in George Town are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does George Town have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in George Town, Malaysia, is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in George Town?

In December, the average sunshine is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in George Town?

The month with the lowest UV index in George Town is December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

What is the UV index reading in December in George Town?

In George Town, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in December: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (23°C).

Average rainfall in December - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in December: 110mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (390mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (70mm).

Average rainfall days in December - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (9 days).

Average sea temperature in December - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 29°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (28.7°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in December - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in December: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).