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Philipsburg weather in December (Sint Maarten)

What can you expect from the weather in Philipsburg during December? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In Philipsburg the weather in December is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 28°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 25°C.

Precipitation

Philipsburg in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 60 mm for the month. Typically around 20 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 248 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, December is one of the better months to visit Philipsburg. January, February, March, April, May, June, July and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, September tends to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Philipsburg climate page with graphs.

 

Philipsburg, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 27°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 67%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 60 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 20 days  
HumidityHumidity 77% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 18 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 248 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 71% *  
* Data from: Sint Maarten, Sint Maarten (8 KM, 5 Miles).

Where to go in Sint Maarten in December

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 27°C 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.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

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