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December Weather and Diving

December 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009

After a not really nice December 2017 this year was back to normal again, although we could have done with a few more sunny days. All in all we had 18 really sunny days, 12 partially sunny days and 1 overcast day. The rain was less than normal and temperatures were higher than average. The sea was on occasion quite chilly, down to 27 degrees.

Also the wind was less than average, all in all we had only 8 days with a moderate or strong wind.
On all days we could dive at all destinations, whereas in 2017 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.

 Sun  2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
 Sunny days, dry  15  13  10  18  7  21  12  9  6  22
 Sunny days, rain in the evening  3  3  0  6  6  3  3  4  4  8
 Partially sunny/cloudy, dry  6  9  9  2  3  3  4  7  4  1
 Partially sunny/cloudy, rain in the evening  3  1  2  1  5  3  1  1  3  0
 Partially sunny/cloudy, some rain during the day  3  4  5  3  7  0  6  6  7  0
 Overcast days, dry  1  0  1  1  1  0  0  1  0  0
 Overcast days with rain in the evening  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0
 Overcast days with some rain during the day  0  1  2  0  1  1  3  1  5  0
 Overcast, wet days  0  0  2  0  1  0  1  1  2  0
 Wind  2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
 Days without wind or with a slight breeze  23  19  21  20  15  17  22  19  23  16
 Days with a moderate or strong wind  8  12  10  11  16  14  9  12  8  15
 Temperature  2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
 Outside temperature (centigrade)  29-35  29-33  27-34  31-34  29-34  28-33  28-34  28-33  29-33  30-32
 Average temperature (centigrade)  32.9  31.7  31.8  32.4  31.8  32.0  31.1  31.1  30.1  31.0

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