Weather in December in Belize

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in December in Belize. Is this month a good time to go to Belize? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Belize in December?

The weather in Belize in December ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

During December in Belize, the temperature ranges from high in Hopkins with 28°C (82°F) to very high temperatures in Orange Walk with 30°C (86°F). On average, this month is the coldest month of the year in Belize.

Precipitation in December ranges from moderate in Corozal with an average of 65mm (2.6inch) rainfall to heavy in Hopkins with 170mm (6.7inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 190 hours of sunshine in San Pedro during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Belize.

Where to go in Belize in December

Find the average weather conditions in December for the most popular destinations in Belize on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Belize

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Belize?

Average weather in San Pedro

In December San Pedro generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

San Pedro
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
180 hours 
110mm / 4.3inch 
13 days 
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
190 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
12 days 
January   >> January
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
200 hours 
150mm / 5.9inch 
11 days 
Climate in San Pedro

Average weather in Placencia Village

In December Placencia Village generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Placencia Village
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
185 hours 
210mm / 8.3inch 
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
190 hours 
170mm / 6.7inch 
January   >> January
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
19°C / 66°F 
200 hours 
137mm / 5.4inch 
Climate in Placencia Village

Average weather in San Ignacio

In December San Ignacio generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

San Ignacio
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
20°C / 68°F 
167 hours 
200mm / 7.9inch 
12 days 
poor 
29°C / 83°F 
19°C / 66°F 
151 hours 
143mm / 5.6inch 
13 days 
January   >> January
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
171 hours 
130mm / 5.1inch 
12 days 
Climate in San Ignacio

Average weather in Caye Caulker

In December Caye Caulker generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Caye Caulker
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
180 hours 
110mm / 4.3inch 
13 days 
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
190 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
12 days 
January   >> January
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
200 hours 
150mm / 5.9inch 
11 days 
Climate in Caye Caulker

Average weather in Belize City

In December Belize City generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Belize City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
180 hours 
110mm / 4.3inch 
13 days 
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
190 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
12 days 
January   >> January
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
200 hours 
150mm / 5.9inch 
11 days 
Climate in Belize City

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Is December the best time to go to Belize?

In our opinion December is a good time to visit Belize with commonly pleasant weather in San Pedro.

On average the best time to visit Belize is in February with generally perfect weather in San Pedro. The worst months are June, July, August, September and October that can have poor weather conditions.

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