December weather forecast and climate
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in La Retraite, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29°C (84.2°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In La Retraite, the average high-temperature in December remains equal as in November - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). In La Retraite, in December, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In La Retraite, during December, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 149mm (5.87") of precipitation. In La Retraite, during the entire year, the rain falls for 209 days and collects up to 2035mm (80.12") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In La Retraite, the average seawater temperature 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

With an average of 11.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

January through September, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in La Retraite.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 8, December is the month with the lowest UV index in La Retraite. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in La Retraite?

In La Retraite, Saint Lucia, in December, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in La Retraite in December?

In La Retraite, in December, during 18 rainfall days, 149mm (5.87") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in La Retraite?

In La Retraite, in December, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in La Retraite?

With an average of 11.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in La Retraite.

How many hours of daylight does La Retraite have in December?

The average length of the day in December in La Retraite, Saint Lucia, is 11.3h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in La Retraite?

January through September, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in La Retraite, Saint Lucia.

How many hours of sunshine does La Retraite have in December?

In La Retraite, Saint Lucia, the average sunshine in December is 8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in La Retraite?

With an average maximum UV index of 8, December is the month with the lowest UV index in La Retraite, Saint Lucia.

What is the UV index intensity in December in La Retraite?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in La Retraite is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

Average temperature in December - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average high temperature in December: 29°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May, June, July, August, September and October (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (22°C).

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Average rainfall in December
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

Average rainfall in December - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall in December: 149mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (269mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (76mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

Average rainfall days in December - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (11 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

Average sea temperature in December - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°C

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

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

Months with the most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average UV index in December
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

Average UV index in December - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • 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).

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