Huntington Beach
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Huntington Beach, CA

Breathtaking dusk views of this beautiful Huntington Beach, California, with a view of the iconic pier and houses
Breathtaking dusk views of this beautiful Huntington Beach, California, with a view of the iconic pier and houses
The first month of the winter, December, is still a comfortable month in Huntington Beach, California, with average temperature varying between 48.9°F (9.4°C) and 63°F (17.2°C).

Temperature

The coldest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 63°F (17.2°C).

Rainfall

In Huntington Beach, California, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 1.8" (45.7mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Huntington Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 33 days and collects up to 10.8" (274.3mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature in Huntington Beach is 60.3°F (15.7°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 60.3°F (15.7°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the coldest month in Huntington Beach?

The coldest months in Huntington Beach are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 63°F (17.2°C).

What is the temperature in December in Huntington Beach?

In Huntington Beach, in December, the average high-temperature is 63°F (17.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C).

How much does it rain in Huntington Beach in December?

In Huntington Beach, California, in December, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 1.8" (45.7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Huntington Beach?

In Huntington Beach, the average seawater temperature in December is 60.3°F (15.7°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 60.3°F (15.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Huntington Beach?

The month with the shortest days in Huntington Beach is December, with an average of 10h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Huntington Beach?

In December, the average length of the day in Huntington Beach is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Huntington Beach?

January, November and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Huntington Beach.

How long on average sun shines in December in Huntington Beach?

In December, the average sunshine in Huntington Beach is 7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Huntington Beach?

Months with the lowest UV index in Huntington Beach, California, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in December in Huntington Beach?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Huntington Beach, California, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average high temperature in December: 63°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (72°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (63°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 49°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (65°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (49°F).

Average rainfall in December - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (2.7").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0").

Average rainfall days in December - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average sea temperature in December: 60.3°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (67.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (58.5°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in December - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).