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Cebu City in December: Weather, Average temperature and Climate

Planning a trip and want to know what the weather in Cebu City in December will be like? Take a look at our weather guide for Cebu City, based on historical data.
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December

Weather in Cebu City in December 2024

OK Weather
Warm
🌧️
Rainy
If you plan to visit Cebu City in December, the weather is typically alright, with an average high temperature of +84°F during the day and approximately 0 sunny days. Expect some rainy, though, as there are typically 27 rainy days in the month and around 207 mm of precipitation. The weather is changeable so you may have to pack for every eventuality. Search flights in one click on Avionero.
Good to know:
  • December is usually the wettest month of the year in Cebu City;

Average weather

☀️
+84°F
Avg. max. temperature
+73°F
Min.
+90°F
Max.
207 mm
Total precipitation
84%
Avg. humidity
2 m/s
Avg. wind
0 ☀️
Sunny Days
1 ⛅️
Cloudy
27 🌦
Rainy
Our opinion: Cebu City has OK weather in December.

Average temperature in Cebu City in December

Here are the expected maximum, average and minimum temperatures in Cebu City for December based on the historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

Going from a maximum of +88°F during the day to a minimum of +79°F during the night, the temperature in December averages around +86°F.

The average maximum temperature goes down 20% by the end of the month, compared with the beginning of the month, from +88°F to +86°F.

Is Cebu City warm or cold in December?

Cebu City is typically warm in December.

Maximum temperatures go up compared to the previous month from +84°F to +84°F. The minimum temperature also goes up from +79°F to +79°F.

It’s generally warm, but pack a long-sleeve shirt for evenings.

Take a look at how December is compared to other months in Cebu City:

Climate in Cebu City in December

Cebu City weather looks like this, on average, in December and the surrounding months.
NovemberDecemberJanuary
Avg. temperature
+84°F+84°F+82°F
Min. temperature
+75°F+73°F+73°F
Max. temperature
+90°F+90°F+86°F
Rainfall
232 mm207 mm163 mm
Wind
2 m/s2 m/s3 m/s
Humidity
83%84%83%
Air pressure
1009 HPa1009 HPa1010 HPa
Sunny days
000
Cloudy days
112
Rainy days
232728
Snowy days
000

December weather is still as ok as in November. The temperature levels stay the same in the area of +84°F for average maximum temperature during the day. As December arrives, the amount of rainfall goes down. On average, the rainfall volume decreases from 232 mm to 207 mm. Humidity rises from 83% to 84%. The average wind speed doesn’t change much during December, staying around 2 m/s. The amount of sunny days stay about the same, averaging 0 sunny days during the month.

January brings much the same weather, it remains ok.

Wind

Wind speed in Cebu City in December based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

The average wind speed is 3 m/s getting up to 7 m/s which is a medium breeze. You can feel it, especially getting out of the water.

The average wind speed in Cebu City is gradually decreasing during December, going from 4 m/s to 3 m/s over the course of the month.

Rain

Amount of rainfall in mm during December in Cebu City based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
Typically, there is a 74% chance of rain on an average day in December, with total rainfall of approximately 131 mm. The maximum amount of rainfall per day is around 28 mm, which is moderate rain. December is a pretty wet month with over 23 rainy days, so don’t forget to pack an umbrella, raincoat, and a pair of wellies.
Here’s how December is compared with other months in the amount of precipitation, total mm:
Cebu City wettest month is November, where a typical day has a 77% chance of precipitation and 232 mm of rainfall per day. March, on the other hand, is the driest month with a mere 87% chance of precipitation and 101 mm of rainfall per day.

How was the weather last December in Cebu City?

This is the weather in Cebu City in December 2023:
1 December
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+87°F
2 December
🌧️
+86°F
3 December
🌧️
+85°F
4 December
☁️
+85°F
5 December
🌧️
+87°F
6 December
🌧️
+83°F
7 December
☁️
+85°F
8 December
🌧️
+87°F
9 December
☀️
+88°F
10 December
☁️
+87°F
11 December
☁️
+86°F
12 December
☁️
+86°F
13 December
☀️
+87°F
14 December
☁️
+87°F
15 December
☁️
+87°F
16 December
☁️
+85°F
17 December
🌧️
+86°F
18 December
🌧️
+83°F
19 December
🌧️
+84°F
20 December
☀️
+87°F
21 December
☀️
+86°F
22 December
☁️
+87°F
23 December
🌧️
+86°F
24 December
🌧️
+85°F
25 December
🌧️
+84°F
26 December
🌧️
+85°F
27 December
🌧️
+85°F
28 December
☁️
+87°F
29 December
🌧️
+85°F
30 December
☁️
+86°F
31 December
☁️
+86°F
In December 2023 Cebu City had 4 sunny days, 12 cloudy days, and 15 rainy days. The average maximum temperature was +86°F, with an absolute maximum of +88°F and a minimum of +82°F. The average humidity was 84%, with a maximum of 93% and a minimum of 70%. The average wind speed was 3 m/s, with a maximum of 10 m/s and a minimum of 0 m/s.
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Climate Change Over the Years

This is how Cebu City climate has changed over the last 43 years.

The climate in Cebu City in December has not changed that much over the last 43 years.

The average temperature was the lowest in 1982 (+84°F) and the highest in 1998 (+87°F). The driest year was 1992 with only 1073 mm of rainfall, and the wettest year was 2022 with 3420 mm.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the weather in Cebu City in December:

Is December a good time to visit Cebu City?

It’s always a good time to visit Cebu City, but the weather is changeable in December, so plan a mix of indoor and outdoor activities and exploring, and pack for every eventuality.

Can you sunbathe in Cebu City in December?

December is warm in Cebu City. You may enjoy some beach or pool time in the day, but pack something a tad warmer for the evening.

Is Cebu City rainy in December?

Cebu City is often rainy in December. You may get a bit damp when outside, so pack an umbrella, and maybe even a raincoat.

Is it sunny in Cebu City in December?

Usually, it’s not very sunny in Cebu City in December, often it’s pretty cloudy. Pack for any eventuality; layering can help reduce the number of bulky items needed.

Other cities in Philippines

Check out the weather for other cities in Philippines.

Monthly weather in Cebu City

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Cebu City, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.