December weather forecast and climate
Panama City Beach, FL

December, the first month of the winter, in Panama City Beach, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 63.5°F (17.5°C) and 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Panama City Beach, Florida, during 12.4 rainfall days, 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Panama City Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.1 days and collects up to 35.83" (910mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

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

With an average of 10.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Panama City Beach.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 5.8h.

UV index

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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: 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. 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.

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).

What is the most humid month in Panama City Beach?

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

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

The average relative humidity in December in Panama City Beach is 77%.

How many days does it rain in December in Panama City Beach?

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

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.

When it does not snow in Panama City Beach?

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

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

In Panama City Beach, Florida, 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 Panama City Beach?

The month with the shortest days in Panama City Beach, Florida, is December, with an average of 10.2h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Panama City Beach, Florida, is 10.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Panama City Beach have in December?

The average sunshine in December 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?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Panama City Beach, Florida, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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).

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%).

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").

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).

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

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

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).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Panama City Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in December: 10.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.8h

Months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and October (Cloud cover 22).

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

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