December weather forecast
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida
A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Santa Rosa Beach, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature ranging between min 52.7°F (11.5°C) and max 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - an enjoyable 63.3°F (17.4°C). In Santa Rosa Beach, the average low-temperature is 52.7°F (11.5°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 4.17" (106mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, there are 166.2 rainfall days, and 36.34" (923mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature in Santa Rosa Beach is 68°F (20°C).
Note: 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 10h and 13min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Santa Rosa Beach.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 4:43 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 4:54 pm CST.

Sunshine

February and December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Santa Rosa Beach?

With an average relative humidity of 77%, December is the most humid month in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.

What is the average humidity in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

The average relative humidity in December in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, is 77%.

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

In December, in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 4.17" (106mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, snow does not fall in February through December.

Does it snow in Santa Rosa Beach in December?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in December, the average water 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?

December has the shortest days of the year in Santa Rosa Beach, with an average of 10h and 13min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

The average day length in December in Santa Rosa Beach is 10h and 13min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 4:43 pm. On the last day of the month, in Santa Rosa Beach, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 4:54 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Santa Rosa Beach?

The months with the least sunshine in Santa Rosa Beach are February and December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Santa Rosa Beach?

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

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 of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average temperature in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 63.3°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 52.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (48°F).

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Average pressure in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average pressure in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is August (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average wind speed in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average humidity in December - Santa Rosa 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 (68%).

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Average rainfall in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average rainfall in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.84").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average rainfall days in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (23.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average snowfall in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average snowfall in December: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.04").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average snowfall days in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0 days

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

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Average sea temperature in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

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

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

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 13min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average sunshine days in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average UV index in December - Santa Rosa 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
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average cloud cover in December - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 40

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in December
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Average visibility in December - Santa Rosa 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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