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Penrhyn weather in December (Cook Islands)

How is the weather in Penrhyn in December? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In December, Penrhyn generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 29°C, while night temperatures can drop to 27°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Precipitation

Penrhyn in December usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 161 mm for the month. Typically around 14 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The area enjoys a balanced 161 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, September typically offers the best circumstances. While January, February and March tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Penrhyn climate page with graphs.

 

Penrhyn, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 27°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 45%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 161 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 80%  
SunshineSunshine 161 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in the Cook Islands in December

Find out more about the weather in the Cook Islands and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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