Weather in the USVI in December

Weather in the Virgin Islands in December

The true tourist season peaks in December on the Virgin Islands, and temperatures drop to relatively low averages for these warm islands. December is a popular month for vacationers due to the holidays, as well as cold and snowy winters. These temperatures are averages from St. Thomas, but the other islands should only vary slightly.

Typical Weather in December

December temperatures in the Virgin Islands range from an average low of 74.0 degrees to an average high of 85.0 degrees


The Virgin Islands in December: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
No. of Days
with Rain
85.0° F 74.0° F N.A. 5.0

On a typical December day, during the early morning hours you will probably find the temperature will be around 77.0 degrees. Temperatures in the Virgin Islands typically rise during the day, to an average of 83.1 degrees in the early afternoon. The temperature in the Virgin Islands will typically decline by early evening, to approximately 76.5 degrees. Temperatures in the Virgin Islands average around 79.7 degrees during December.


December Temperatures in The Virgin Islands by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
77.0° F 82.5° F 83.1° F 79.8° F 76.5° F 79.7° F


Rain is most likely to occur around 2:00 PM during the month of December, and it is least likely to occur around 8:00 AM . To the extent thunderstorms occur in the Virgin Islands during December, they are most likely to occur around 11:00 PM , as shown in the following table.


December Rainfall in The Virgin Islands by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
2:00 AM # #
5:00 AM # #
8:00 AM 1.2 % 0 %
11:00 AM 1.7 % 0 %
2:00 PM 2 % 0.2 %
5:00 PM 1.9 % 0 %
8:00 PM 1.7 % 0.2 %
11:00 PM 1.6 % 0.8 %
ALL 1.7 % 0.1 %


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