Fort-de-France Bay
Martinique
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique

Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.6°C (72.7°F) and 28.1°C (82.6°F).

Temperature

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average high-temperature in December is relatively the same as in November - a still moderately hot 28.1°C (82.6°F). In Fort-de-France Bay, in December, the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 17.6 days. Throughout December, 134.7mm (5.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Fort-de-France Bay, during the entire year, the rain falls for 198.2 days and collects up to 2020.5mm (79.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average seawater temperature in December is 27°C (80.6°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 11.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Fort-de-France Bay is 6.5h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 8, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Fort-de-France Bay. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Fort-de-France Bay?

In December, in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, the average high-temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F).

How much does it rain in Fort-de-France Bay in December?

In Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, in December, during 17.6 rainfall days, 134.7mm (5.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Fort-de-France Bay?

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average seawater temperature in December is 27°C (80.6°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 Fort-de-France Bay?

December has the shortest days of the year in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Fort-de-France Bay have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort-de-France Bay have in December?

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average sunshine in December is 6.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Fort-de-France Bay?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

What is the UV index reading in December in Fort-de-France Bay?

In Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.6°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, August and September (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.7°C).

Average rainfall in December - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall in December: 134.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (265.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (74.3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average daylight in December: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.5h

Months with most sunshine are March and August (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average UV index in December - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average UV index in December: 8

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).