December weather forecast and climate
Nassau, The Bahamas

Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, located in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea
Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, 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 min 18.4°C (65.1°F) and max 26.4°C (79.5°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Nassau, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 50mm (1.97") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Nassau, there are 138 rainfall days, and 1396.4mm (54.98") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Nassau, the average seawater temperature in December is 24.8°C (76.6°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.8°C (76.6°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Nassau is December, 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 is December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Nassau?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Nassau?

In December, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout December, 50mm (1.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature 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?

With an average of 10.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Nassau have in December?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nassau?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Nassau have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Nassau, The Bahamas, 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.

What is the UV index reading in December in Nassau?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Nassau, The Bahamas, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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 least 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 least 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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the 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).