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Cabo san lucas Weather in December, Mexico

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    9 hours
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    5.9 mm

December, 2024

1 Avg 22º 72º
2 Avg 23º 73º
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10 Avg 21º 70º
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15 Avg 20º 68º
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21 Avg 19º 66º
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25 Avg 20º 68º
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29 Avg 20º 68º
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31 Avg 21º 70º
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What's the weather like in Cabo San Lucas in December


While it never gets truly cold, December has some of the lowest temperatures of the year. Daily average temperatures in December range from a high of 28C (82F) to a low of 13C (55F), with an overall average of 20C (68F). This is similar to weather in Acapulco and Manzanillo. The average sea temperature in Cabo San Lucas is 25C (77F) in December, falling in between the high of 28C (82F) in August and September to the low of 23C (73F) from February to April.

Sunshine Hours

Matching September, December has the year's lowest sunshine with 9 daily hours, contrasted by 12-hour highs from April to June.


You'll see some of the year's lowest levels of rain in December with just 6mm falling over 27 days.


In December, the average relative humidity is 85%.

Sunrise and Sunset

On December 1, sunrise takes place at 6:43 am and sets at 5:33 pm, with 10:50 hours of total daylight. On December 31, with the least amount of daylight in the month, the sun rises at 7:00 am and sets at 5:45 pm, with 10:45 hours of total daylight.

Wind Speed

Winds are moderate in December and you can expect breezes of about 3.8 m/s.

Extreme Weather

December is outside the region's storm season that peaks in September and drops off in November, so you won't likely see any extreme weather.

Cabo San Lucas Hotels in December

Check into a luxury villa with a private plunge pool and personal butler service. Relax at a spa haven with gardens that look onto the Sea of Cortez. From rustic beachfront retreats to accommodations that put you close to the marina action, Cabo San Lucas has a range of diverse lodging options.

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort

Perched above the Sea of Cortez, Las Ventanas al Paraiso invites you to luxury one- to three-bedroom villas with private pools, spa tubs, fireplaces and personal butler service. Enjoy Bvlgari bath products and a welcome tequila bottle in a spacious suite with sublime ocean views and a telescope for stargazing. Make a meal in your ensuite kitchen or dine at one of the three on-site restaurants. Plunge into the resort's large infinity pool and then ease into relaxation with a tropical drink at a beach bar.

Villa del Arco Beach Resort & Spa

Villa del Arco Beach Resort & Spa has upscale accommodations on popular Médano Beach. Exuding Spanish colonial style with splashes of traditional Mexican colours, air-conditioned suites have spa tubs, kitchens, living rooms and private balconies that look onto tropical gardens or the Sea of Cortez. On the grounds, you'll find two pools, tennis courts and a world-class spa. Dine at a seafood restaurant and have a nightcap at a pirate-themed bar. A family-friendly resort, Villa del Arco also has a Kids' Club.

Cabo Inn Hotel

You'll be a twelve-minute walk to popular Medano Beach at Cabo Inn Hotel. Insisting you disconnect, rustic-style rooms have no TVs. They do offer sea breezes with mosquito-netted open sides under traditional thatched roofs and luxurious spa tubs. With bold murals, vivid artwork and stained glass throughout, the downtown haven has stayed true to its traditional Mexican heritage since it opened in 1955. Relax in a hammock on a terrace, grill in a common barbecue area and cool off in an outdoor pool.

Comfort Inn & Suites Los Cabos

Set in the centre of Cabo San Lucas, Comfort Inn & Suites Los Cabos offers affordable accommodations close to the area's top attractions. Bright guestrooms have flat-screen TVs, refrigerators and safes. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and grab lunch at the on-site restaurant. There's a fitness centre for workouts, outdoor pool for refreshing in the tropical heat and poolside bar to relax with an exotic cocktail.

Cabo San Lucas Beach for December

Playa Solmar

On the Pacific side of Cabo San Lucas, Solmar Beach is accessed through resorts that include Playa Grande, TerraSol, and Grand Solmar. It's difficult to find a more beautiful run of sand in the region and sunsets over the Pacific waters are stunning. Scenic and uncrowded, the beach is a great place for secluded strolls and relaxed getaways. During whale season you can watch the magnificent creatures pass from shore.

Restaurants and Bars

Explore tastes from across Mexico at an eclectic cafe with vibrant art. Savour French-fusion cuisine at an upscale eatery on the waterfront. From colourful courtyards serving local classics to late-night tacos on the nightlife circuit, Cabo San Lucas doesn't disappoint with its diverse foodie offerings.


With a name that honours Frida Kahlo, LaFrida understandably overflows with art and memorabilia of the famed Mexican artist. Enjoy a romantic atmosphere with sweeping views of the ocean at the upscale eatery that blends Mexican flavours with international fare that's earned a AAA Four Diamond Award for excellence. Enjoy cocktails crafted tableside at a mobile bar. Be sure you dress to impress as LaFrida has a code that insists on elegance. The eatery at Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort is open daily from 6 pm to 11 pm.

Alexander Restaurant Los Cabos

With a waterfront location in the marina, Alexander Restaurant Los Cabos offers fine dining and a window onto the romantic seascape of Cabo San Lucas. European-influenced cuisine favours French and Swiss flavours that mix with tastes from the tropics under the helm of chef Alex Brulhart. Meals can be something of a show with tableside flambés. As you would expect from its location, fresh seafood such as lobster and shrimp is a speciality. They're also known for delicacies including aged beef and fondue. You'll be glad you saved room for dessert when their signature Chocolate Volcano arrives. Alexander's is open daily from 8 am to 11 pm.

Los Tres Gallos

Named for the famed "Three Roosters" from classic Mexican cinema, Los Tres Gallos offers alfresco dining in a tree-shaded courtyard. Enjoy an unassuming yet romantic setting at the downtown eatery that serves Mexican cuisine at affordable prices. Popular dishes include mole and their selection of steaks. Los Tres Gallos is open daily from 5 pm to 10 pm.

Tacos Los Claros

A four-minute walk from the marina, Tacos Los Claros has a sign laying claim to having the best seafood tacos in town. It's hard to argue otherwise. Fresh-caught sea bass is breaded in batter with subtle spices and stuffed into tacos you can top at a bountiful salsa bar. Other house specialities include smoked-marlin tacos, grilled-scallop tacos and mixed-seafood combos. Tacos Los Claros is open daily from 8 am to 6 pm.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas in December    

Cruise to Cabo

A good number of visitors arrive at Cabo San Lucas on cruise ships, which anchor offshore and ferry passengers in to a dock by the marina. San Diego is the closest U.S. port to the Baja Peninsula and there are numerous options to cruise in from Southern California. Cruises also make other stops at ports of call that include Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta.

Explore Los Cabos on Horseback

A professional equestrian center lies on the road between Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. The family-owned Cuadra San Francisco has been training horses and offering tours for over 20 years. Join an outing that takes you along nature trails, through a dramatic desert landscape and along wide-open beaches. Not an experienced rider? No worries, they have lessons for both adults and children.

Get Zen With Beach Yoga

Cabo San Lucas isn't just about beach fun and party nights. A host of hotels and resorts offer yoga classes on the beach. Start your day with Vinyasa Flow yoga before Pacific waters at Capella Pedregal. Destress and detox in a serene setting with breath-focused Kundalini Yoga. Three days a week, Pueblo Bonita Oceanfront Resort and Spa has a beach session they call "Boga".

Visit a Historic Lighthouse

Dating to the late 1800s, the Cabo Falso lighthouse once protected sailors from getting too close to the treacherous rocky shores of Cabo San Lucas. Now the structure stands in an abandoned state on high ground outside of town. You'll need to take a horse or a 4X4 vehicle to visit the site. The trek will reward you with sweeping vistas and a window into the world of ancient mariners.