Kuching
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

The first month of the winter, December, is also a hot month in Kuching, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.6°C (87.1°F) and 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Temperature

In Kuching, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still hot 30.6°C (87.1°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Rainfall

In Kuching, during 22 rainfall days, 498.1mm (19.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kuching, there are 207 rainfall days, and 4116.7mm (162.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kuching, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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

Months with the shortest days in Kuching, Malaysia, are January, November and December, with an average of 12h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Kuching, the average sunshine in December is 4.1h.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuching, Malaysia. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. 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 Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, in December, the average high-temperature is 30.6°C (87.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Kuching?

In December, the rain falls for 22 days. Throughout December, 498.1mm (19.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in December 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 Kuching?

January, November and December, with an average of 12h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kuching, Malaysia.

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

In December, the average length of the day is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kuching?

The average sunshine in December in Kuching is 4.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kuching?

Months with the highest UV index in Kuching are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kuching?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Kuching is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.6°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.6°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, September, October, November and December (22.9°C).

Average rainfall in December - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in December: 498.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (684.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (185.6mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 22 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

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

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (28°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in December: 12h

Months with the longest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in December - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in December: 12

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