Santa Rosa Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
December, the first month of the winter, in Santa Rosa Beach, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature ranging between min 42.8°F (6°C) and max 64.4°F (18°C).

Temperature

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a pleasant 71.6°F (22°C) in November, to a comfortable 64.4°F (18°C). In Santa Rosa Beach, the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Rosa Beach, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 4.3" (108mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Rosa Beach, there are 111 rainfall days, and 58.9" (1497mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average water temperature is 68°F (20°C). Swimming in 68°F (20°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

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

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Santa Rosa Beach are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in December, the average high-temperature is 64.4°F (18°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in December, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 4.3" (108mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

In December, the average ocean temperature is 68°F (20°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 68°F (20°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 Santa Rosa Beach?

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

How many hours of daylight does Santa Rosa Beach have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Santa Rosa Beach is 10.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Rosa Beach have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Santa Rosa Beach is 6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Santa Rosa Beach?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 64°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 43°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39°F).

Average rainfall in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (7.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (3.2").

Average rainfall days in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in December: 68°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (84°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (64°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Santa Rosa 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: 6h

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

Average UV index in December - Santa Rosa 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).