Cat Island
The Bahamas
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Cat Island, The Bahamas

The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Cat Island, The Bahamas, with temperature in the range of an average low of 19°C (66.2°F) and an average high of 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

In Cat Island, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still warm 26°C (78.8°F). In Cat Island, the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

In Cat Island, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 47mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Cat Island, The Bahamas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 170 days and collects up to 950mm (37.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, the average seawater temperature in December is 26°C (78.8°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 10.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Cat Island, The Bahamas.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in December in Cat Island?

In December, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How much does it rain in Cat Island in December?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, in December, during 11 rainfall days, 47mm (1.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, in December, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cat Island?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10.7h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, the average length of the day in December is 10.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cat Island?

With an average of 6h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, the average sunshine in December is 6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cat Island?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in December in Cat Island?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in December: 26°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18°C).

Average rainfall in December - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in December: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (184mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (25mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August, September and October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in December: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (24°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in December: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in December - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in December: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).