The climate in Pontianak during December can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
December is in the summer in Pontianak and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||30.8°C 87.4°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.6°C 72.7°F|
|Average temperature||26.7°C 80.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||362 mm 14.2 ins|
|Rainy days||19 days|
|Sea temperature||29°C 84.2°F|
|Windspeed||6.8kph 4 mph|
On average December is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Pontianak with around 362mm 14.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Pontianak in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||May||32°C 89.6°F|
|Driest month:||August||181mm 7.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||30.8°C 87.4°F|
|Wettest month:||November||377mm 14.8ins|