Nassau
The Bahamas
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Nassau, The Bahamas

Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in summer, located in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea
Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in summer, located in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea
December, the first month of the winter, in Nassau, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 26.4°C (79.5°F) and min 18.4°C (65.1°F).

Temperature

In Nassau, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still moderately hot 26.4°C (79.5°F). In December, in Nassau, the average low-temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F).

Rainfall

In Nassau, during 8 rainfall days, 50mm (2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Nassau, there are 138 rainfall days, and 1396.4mm (55") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Nassau, the average water temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24.8°C (76.6°F).

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Nassau, with an average of 10.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Nassau is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Nassau?

In Nassau, The Bahamas, in December, the average high-temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F).

How much does it rain in Nassau in December?

In December, in Nassau, The Bahamas, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout December, 50mm (2") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in December in Nassau?

In December, the average sea temperature in Nassau, The Bahamas, is 24.8°C (76.6°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.8°C (76.6°F) water.

What is the month with the shortest days in Nassau?

December has the shortest days of the year in Nassau, The Bahamas, with an average of 10.6h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Nassau?

In Nassau, The Bahamas, the average length of the day in December is 10.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nassau?

The month with the least sunshine in Nassau is December, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Nassau have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Nassau is 6.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Nassau?

The month with the lowest UV index in Nassau, The Bahamas, is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in December in Nassau?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Nassau, The Bahamas, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°C).

Average rainfall in December - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in December: 50mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (235.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (47.2mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (6 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in December: 24.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in December: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

Average UV index in December - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).