Philipsburg weather in December (Sint Maarten)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Philipsburg in December lies at 26.7°C (80.06°F). Usually it is the warmest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 25.3°C (77.54°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is moderate with an average of 83mm (3.3 inches). There are generally around 20 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Philipsburg with 248 hours of sun during the entire month.


Philipsburg, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 25 °C  
Max Temperature 26 °C  
Water Temperature 27 °C *  
Chance of Rain 67%  
Precipitation 83mm  
Rainy days 20 days  
Humidity 77% *  
Sunshine 248 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 71% *  
* Data from: Sint Maarten, Sint Maarten (8 KM, 5 Miles).

Where to stay in Philipsburg

Where to go in Sint Maarten in December

Find out more about the weather in Sint Maarten in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Philipsburg should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 27.0°C (80.6°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Outdoor sports

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