Some people enjoy the chilly air that comes with the end of fall, but others dread the coming of winter. For sun lovers, the long, dark nights and chilly mornings can be difficult, and the lack of sunlight and vitamin D can actually have a very negative effect on mood.
While most of the world must endure winter, some places are fortunate enough to experience warm, sunny weather all year long. Find out where it never really gets cold.
The hot northeast of Brazil experiences warm temperatures all year long. Visitors can anticipate beach days in the dead of winter at Bahian beach destinations like Trancosa, when temperatures may reach 27°C (81°F) and the water is still warm.
Sunny Another place where winter simply does not exist is Jamaica. Even during the coldest seasons of the year, highs of 30 °C (86 °F) are frequent.
Anyone who despises cold and rain should consider living in arid Arizona. Arizona has hot summers and pleasant winters, with highs in December around 20°C (68°F), despite some areas having chilly winters.
Mauritius is a stunning subtropical island country in the Indian Ocean with a year-round temperate climate. People who don’t like temperature extremes should take comfort in the fact that it rarely gets hotter than 31°C (62.6°F) or colder than 17°C (62.6°F).
Durban, South Africa
Even in the dead of what is supposed to be winter, the subtropical city of Durban on the east coast of South Africa never truly gets cold. Although temperatures as low as 15°C (59°F) have been recorded, the average maximum winter temperature is typically around 23°C (73.4°F).