December Weather and Diving
December 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008
December 2017 was not as nice as it can be. Especially the sun did not show itself as much as can be. All in all we had 16 really sunny days, 14 partially sunny days and 1 overcast days. The rain was about average, the temperature also about average. The sea however was quite chilly, and down to 27 degrees on occasion.
Also the wind was about average, all in all we had 12 days with a moderate or strong wind.
On 2 days we could not dive in the King Cruiser-Shark Point area, on 5 days we could no safely and comfortably reach Richelieu Rock and on 2 days we could not dive at the housereef. In 2016 on 1 day we were limited to Racha Yai and on 1 other day we could not dive at our housereef here in Kata Beach, in 2015 we could not dive in the Shark point area for 5 consecutive days, in 2014 we were on 1 day limited to Racha Yai, on 1 day we could besides Racha Yai also reach Phi Phi and on 1 day there was no diving possible in the Shark Point area and Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock, in 2013 we could reach all divesites including our housereef here in Kata safely every day.
|Sunny days, dry||13||10||18||7||21||12||9||6||22||19|
|Sunny days, rain in the evening||3||0||6||6||3||3||4||4||8||0|
|Partially sunny/cloudy, dry||9||9||2||3||3||4||7||4||1||5|
|Partially sunny/cloudy, rain in the evening||1||2||1||5||3||1||1||3||0||4|
|Partially sunny/cloudy, some rain during the day||4||5||3||7||0||6||6||7||0||2|
|Overcast days, dry||0||1||1||1||0||0||1||0||0||1|
|Overcast days with rain in the evening||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||0||0||0|
|Overcast days with some rain during the day||1||2||0||1||1||3||1||5||0||0|
|Overcast, wet days||0||2||0||1||0||1||1||2||0||0|
|Days without wind or with a slight breeze||19||21||20||15||17||22||19||23||16||28|
|Days with a moderate or strong wind||12||10||11||16||14||9||12||8||15||3|
|Outside temperature (centigrade)||29-33||27-34||31-34||29-34||28-33||28-34||28-33||29-33||30-32||29-34|
|Average temperature (centigrade)||31.7||31.8||32.4||31.8||32.0||31.1||31.1||30.1||31.0||31.0|
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