Panama City
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Panama City, FL

A magnificent grandeur of the skyscrapers of Panama City in Florida, at dusk with speedy car lights on the freeways, a calm, blue waterfront
A magnificent grandeur of the skyscrapers of Panama City in Florida, at dusk with speedy car lights on the freeways, a calm, blue waterfront
The first month of the winter, December, is still a comfortable month in Panama City, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average low of 44.2°F (6.8°C) and an average high of 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Temperature

In Panama City, Florida, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C) in November, to an enjoyable 64.9°F (18.3°C). In Panama City, in December, the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout December, 4" (102.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Panama City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112 days and collects up to 61.1" (1551.4mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Panama City, the average seawater temperature in December is 66.9°F (19.4°C). Swimming in 66.9°F (19.4°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface 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

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 6h of 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 medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Panama City?

In December, in Panama City, Florida, the average high-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

How much does it rain in Panama City in December?

In December, in Panama City, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout December, 4" (102.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Panama City?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Panama City, Florida, 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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Panama City?

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

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

In Panama City, the average length of the day in December is 10.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Panama City?

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

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

In December, the average sunshine is 6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Panama City?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Panama City?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Panama City, Florida, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Panama City, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 65°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 44.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.1°F).

Average rainfall in December - Panama City, FL
  • Average rainfall in December: 4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (7.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (3.1").

Average rainfall days in December - Panama City, FL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Panama City, 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, 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: 6h

Months with most sunshine are April, May and June (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Panama City, 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).