Weather in Antigua and Barbuda in December

So you're interested in going to Antigua and Barbuda in December

December is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Antigua and Barbuda. December is an excellent month for swimming in Antigua and Barbuda with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Antigua and Barbuda in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in December

The average maximum temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in December is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in December is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in December is 24°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Antigua and Barbuda in December

The average day light hours per day in Antigua and Barbuda in December are 11.1 and there are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Antigua and Barbuda in December is typically 7.9 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in December

The average sea water temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in December is 26.8° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Antigua and Barbuda in December

The average total rainfall in Antigua and Barbuda in December is 1.8cm and on average there are 18.5 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Antigua and Barbuda in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Antigua and Barbuda in December is 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Antigua and Barbuda in December is typically 86.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.7% in the previous month and 85.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Antigua and Barbuda in December is typically 74.8%. The average relative humidity is 76.8% in the previous month and 73.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Antigua and Barbuda in December

The average maximum wind speed in Antigua and Barbuda in December is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Antigua and Barbuda in December is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Antigua and Barbuda in December is from the East.

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