Kuantan
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kuantan, Malaysia

The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Kuantan, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.9°C (84°F) and 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.1°C (71.8°F), December is the coldest month.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Kuantan is December when the rain falls for 18 days and typically aggregates up to 563.9mm (22.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kuantan, the average seawater temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Kuantan are June and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 in December transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. 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 coldest month in Kuantan?

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.1°C (71.8°F).

What is the temperature in December in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, in December, the average high-temperature is 28.9°C (84°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F).

How much does it rain in Kuantan in December?

In Kuantan, Malaysia, in December, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 563.9mm (22.2") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Kuantan?

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 563.9mm (22.2") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in December in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in December is 28.3°C (82.9°F). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kuantan?

January and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kuantan, Malaysia.

What is the average length of the day in December in Kuantan?

The average length of the day in December is 11.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kuantan?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Kuantan, with an average of 3.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kuantan?

In December, the average sunshine in Kuantan is 3.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kuantan?

June and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index in Kuantan.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kuantan?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in December - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in December: 563.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (563.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (142mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March and June (9 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in December - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in December: 11

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