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St Maarten in December : weather, things to do


December in St Maarten © Crédit source : Canva

Visiting St Maarten in December is a memorable experience. This month, the island unveils its tropical charm under pleasant weather, perfect for vacationers seeking sunshine and a variety of activities.

St Maarten in December weather

🌡️ Average Temperature in December in St Maarten

In December, St Maarten enjoys a pleasant average temperature ranging between 24°C and 29°C. The days are generally sunny, with a refreshing sea breeze that tempers the heat. Evenings are mild, perfect for seaside strolls or outdoor dining.

🌊​ Water Temperature in December in St Maarten

The water temperature in December in St Maarten is ideal for water activities, hovering around 27°C. This comfortable warmth of the sea invites swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and other water sports.

🌧️ Precipitation in December in St Maarten

December marks the end of the rainy season in St Maarten. Precipitation is moderate, with approximately 80 mm of rain over the month, mainly in the form of brief showers. These showers do not hinder outdoor activities and quickly give way to sunshine.

Things to Do in St Maarten in December

December is a lively and festive period in St Maarten, offering a multitude of activities for visitors:

  • 🏛️ Culture and Heritage :  Visit the museums and historical sites of Philipsburg and Marigot to discover the rich history of the island.

  • 🎄 Christmas Festivities : Participate in Christmas and New Year celebrations, marked by fireworks, parades, and lively parties.

Is December a Good Time to Visit St Maarten?

December is the perfect time to visit St Maarten. The weather conditions are favorable, with pleasant climate and less rainfall compared to previous months. The temperatures, both air and water, are perfect for outdoor activities and water sports. Moreover, the festive atmosphere of the Christmas period adds a special touch to your stay. Visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of the island, its beaches, and participate in cultural and festive events that make this time of year particularly memorable.


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