December weather forecast
West End, The Bahamas

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in West End, is still a warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 24.1°C (75.4°F) and 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Temperature

In West End, The Bahamas, the average high-temperature in December is practically the same as in November - a still moderately hot 24.1°C (75.4°F). In West End, the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in West End is 75%.

Rainfall

In West End, during December, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 46mm (1.81") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 218.9 rainfall days, and 1160mm (45.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 24.9°C (76.8°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.9°C (76.8°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 is December, with an average of 10h and 30min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:47 and sunset at 17:22. On the last day of December, in West End, The Bahamas, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 17:33 EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 6.1h.

UV index

In West End, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in West End?

In December, in West End, The Bahamas, the average high-temperature is 24.1°C (75.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in October is appraised at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in December in West End?

In December, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How many days does it rain in December in West End?

In West End, The Bahamas, in December, it is raining for 15.8 days, with typically 46mm (1.81") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in West End?

In West End, the average seawater temperature in December is 24.9°C (76.8°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 24.9°C (76.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in West End?

December has the shortest days of the year in West End, with an average of 10h and 30min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in West End?

In December, the average day length in West End is 10h and 30min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in West End?

On the first day of December in West End, The Bahamas, sunrise is at 06:47 and sunset at 17:22. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 17:33 EST.

How many hours of sunshine does West End have in December?

In West End, The Bahamas, the average sunshine duration in December is 6.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in West End?

In West End, The Bahamas, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average temperature in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in December: 24.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (28.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.4°C).

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Average pressure in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average pressure in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1019.7mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and October (1014.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average wind speed in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average wind speed in December: 22.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (23.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (16.6km/h).

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Average humidity in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average humidity in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and March (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average rainfall in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in December: 46mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (200mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (38mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average rainfall days in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in December: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (10.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average sea temperature in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in December: 24.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (29.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23.8°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 30min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 47min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 6min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average sunshine days in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average UV index in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in December: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average cloud cover in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average cloud cover in December: 37

The months with the most cloud cover are January, November and December (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
West End, The Bahamas

Average visibility in December - West End, The Bahamas
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (9km).

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