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Rakahanga weather in December (Aitutaki, Cook Islands)

How is the weather in Rakahanga in December? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In December, Rakahanga generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 29°C, while night temperatures can drop to 26°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Precipitation

Rakahanga in December falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 267 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 14 days of rain.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Rakahanga. June, July, August, September and October typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Rakahanga, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 47%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 267 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  

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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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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.

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

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Rakahanga.

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