Weather in Caribbean in December

Typical Weather in December

December temperatures in the Caribbean range from an average low of 73.3 degrees to an average high of 82.9 degrees . Rain occurs in the Caribbean a total of 11.4 days during an average December . Total precipitation during the month averages 3.7 inches . Bear in mind, however, that all precipitation, no matter how slight, is considered in the tables on this page.

 

December Weather in the Caribbean: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
(inches)
No. of Days
with Rain
82.9° F 73.3° F 3.7 11.42857

 

Temperature

During the early morning hours of an average December day in the Caribbean, you can expect the temperature will be in the vicinity of 73.9 degrees. The temperature will rise over the course of the typical December day, reaching somewhere around 81.9 degrees by early afternoon. By the early evening hours in December the temperature will generally fall to somewhere in the vicinity of 76.5 degrees. Overall, temperatures in the Caribbean during December average around 77.8 degrees.

 

December Temperatures in the Caribbean by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
73.9° F 80.0° F 81.9° F 80.2° F 76.5° F 77.8° F

 

Rain

Rain is most likely to occur around 2:00 PM during the month of December, and it is least likely to occur around 9:00 PM. As shown below, if a thunderstorm occurs in December, it is most likely to occur around 12:00 AM (midnight).

 

December Rainfall in the Caribbean by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
and/or
Drizzle
Thunder-
storms
12:00 AM (midnight) 9.5 % 0.8 %
1:00 AM 12.7 % 0.1 %
2:00 AM 10.5 % 0.2 %
3:00 AM 6.6 % 0.3 %
4:00 AM 12.8 % 0.0 %
5:00 AM 9.5 % 0.1 %
6:00 AM 7.2 % 0.8 %
7:00 AM 13.7 % 0.4 %
8:00 AM 15.5 % 0.2 %
9:00 AM 7.0 % 0.2 %
10:00 AM 12.5 % 0.1 %
11:00 AM 14.6 % 0.3 %
12:00 PM (noon) 7.8 % 0.0 %
1:00 PM 11.6 % 0.1 %
2:00 PM 16.6 % 0.5 %
3:00 PM 6.3 % 0.4 %
4:00 PM 11.6 % 0.2 %
5:00 PM 12.7 % 0.2 %
6:00 PM 8.0 % 0.2 %
7:00 PM 12.9 % 0.3 %
8:00 PM 11.1 % 0.3 %
9:00 PM 5.6 % 0.1 %
10:00 PM 12.3 % 0.2 %
11:00 PM 8.7 % 0.4 %
ALL 12.6 % 0.3 %

 

Island Rankings

For help choosing your perfect island destination, try the links below, in which the islands of the region are listed; ranked for the weather conditions listed below in the month of December.

 

 

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