Fort Walton Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Fort Walton Beach, FL

A magnificent drone shot of the vast Fort Walton Beach in Florida, with a high view of the city and part of the river, under a clear blue sky
A magnificent drone shot of the vast Fort Walton Beach in Florida, with a high view of the city and part of the river, under a clear blue sky
December, the first month of the winter, in Fort Walton Beach, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 39.4°F (4.1°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Temperature

In Fort Walton Beach, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a pleasant 71.8°F (22.1°C) in November, to an enjoyable 63.1°F (17.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 39.4°F (4.1°C).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout December, 5.1" (130mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Fort Walton Beach, there are 112.7 rainfall days, and 69.4" (1763mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Fort Walton Beach, Florida, the average water temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 66.9°F (19.4°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).

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 temperature in December in Fort Walton Beach?

In December, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, the average high-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.4°F (4.1°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Fort Walton Beach?

In Fort Walton Beach, Florida, in December, during 10.1 rainfall days, 5.1" (130mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Fort Walton Beach?

In Fort Walton Beach, the average seawater temperature in December is 66.9°F (19.4°C). For most, swimming in 66.9°F (19.4°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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Fort Walton Beach?

The month with the shortest days in Fort Walton Beach is December, with an average of 10.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Walton Beach have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Fort Walton Beach is 10.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Fort Walton Beach?

Months with the least sunshine in Fort Walton Beach are January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Walton Beach have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Fort Walton Beach is 5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Fort Walton Beach?

Months with the lowest UV index in Fort Walton Beach are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in December in Fort Walton Beach?

In Fort Walton Beach, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 63.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (61.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.3°F).

Average rainfall in December - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (8.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (3.9").

Average rainfall days in December - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (6.4 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in December: 66.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (62.3°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in December: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in December: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).