What’s the weather like in the Caribbean in December?
With a tropical climate bringing year-round warmth to the region, the Caribbean is a holiday destination that has plenty of sunshine through the year, and December is no exception. At this time of year the islands are dry, hot and sunny in the day, with warm seas and cooler evenings making this one of the most popular seasons to visit the Caribbean. Although some rain is expected, showers are usually short, sharp and refreshing.
In the northern islands, temperatures are warm at this time of year. Cuba has an average daytime temperature of 23°C, with highs of 28°C in the peak of the day. At night temperatures dip to 18°C, ideal for evenings out at the local bars and restaurants. Further south in Barbados, the average temperature is slightly higher at 26°C, with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C after dark. The Caribbean is generally quite dry at this time of year. Cuba expects just 30mm of rain during the month, although Barbados is wetter with almost 100mm predicted in December.