December weather forecast and climate
Bridgetown, Barbados

The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados
The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados
December, the first month of the winter, in Bridgetown, is still a warm month, with average temperature varying between 27.6°C (81.7°F) and 26.5°C (79.7°F).

Temperature

In Bridgetown, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still warm 27.6°C (81.7°F). In Bridgetown, the average low-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is appraised at a tropical 30.6°C (87.1°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, metabolic differences). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Bridgetown, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 16.2 days. Throughout December, 30mm (1.18") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 233.8 rainfall days, and 706mm (27.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Bridgetown is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown, Barbados. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Bridgetown?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 27.6°C (81.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in December is evaluated at 30.6°C (87.1°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, the average relative humidity in December is 76%.

How much does it rain in Bridgetown in December?

In December, in Bridgetown, Barbados, the rain falls for 16.2 days. Throughout December, 30mm (1.18") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Bridgetown?

In December, the average sea temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Bridgetown?

December has the shortest days of the year in Bridgetown, with an average of 11.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Bridgetown have in December?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, the average length of the day in December is 11.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bridgetown?

The month with the least sunshine in Bridgetown, Barbados, is December, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, the average sunshine in December is 6.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown.

When is the lowest UV index in Bridgetown?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Bridgetown?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Bridgetown is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.6°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.7°C).

Average pressure in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average pressure in December: 1013mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average wind speed in December: 26.9km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (28.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (19.4km/h).

Average humidity in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (74%).

Average rainfall in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall in December: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (126mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (13mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall days in December: 16.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (27.1°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average daylight in December: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (1.3 days).

Average UV index in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average UV index in December: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).

Average cloud cover in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average cloud cover in December: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in December - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).