December weather forecast
Panama City Beach, FL

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a comfortable month in Panama City Beach, Florida, with an average temperature varying between 51.8°F (11°C) and 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Temperature

In Panama City Beach, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases from a pleasant 68.9°F (20.5°C) in November to an enjoyable 63.5°F (17.5°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 51.8°F (11°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Panama City Beach, Florida, in December, it is raining for 12.4 days, with typically 3.78" (96mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Panama City Beach, Florida, there are 166.1 rainfall days, and 35.83" (910mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February, April through December are months without snowfall in Panama City Beach.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature in Panama City Beach is 66.9°F (19.4°C).
Note: 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).

Daylight

With an average of 10h and 14min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Panama City Beach, Florida.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of December, in Panama City Beach, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 4:53 pm CST.

Sunshine

In Panama City Beach, the average sunshine in December is 5.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Panama City Beach?

In December, the average high-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 51.8°F (11°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in September is estimated at 95°F (35°C).

What is the most humid month in Panama City Beach?

With an average relative humidity of 77%, December is the most humid month in Panama City Beach.

What is the average humidity in December in Panama City Beach?

In Panama City Beach, Florida, the average relative humidity in December is 77%.

How much does it rain in Panama City Beach in December?

In Panama City Beach, Florida, in December, it is raining for 12.4 days, with typically 3.78" (96mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Panama City Beach?

February, April through December are months without snowfall in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Does it snow in Panama City Beach in December?

In Panama City Beach, Florida, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Panama City Beach?

In December, the average ocean temperature 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 Panama City Beach?

The month with the shortest days in Panama City Beach is December, with an average of 10h and 14min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Panama City Beach?

In December, the average day length in Panama City Beach is 10h and 14min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Panama City Beach?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 4:53 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Panama City Beach?

The average sunshine duration in December in Panama City Beach, Florida, is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Panama City Beach?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Panama City Beach.

What is the UV index reading in December in Panama City Beach?

In Panama City Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average temperature in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 63.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (60.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 51.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (78.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (47.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average pressure in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average wind speed in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average humidity in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average rainfall in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.78"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.04").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average rainfall days in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (23.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall days in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average snowfall days in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and March (0.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average sea temperature in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in December: 66.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (62.9°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 14min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 48min

The months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average sunshine days in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average UV index in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in December: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average cloud cover in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 38).
The months with the least cloud cover are May and October (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in December
Panama City Beach, FL

Average visibility in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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