Tarpon Springs
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Tarpon Springs, FL

Numerous boats docked on the shores of Tarpon Springs in Florida, and the dramatic sky above is colorful from the rays of the warm, setting sun
Numerous boats docked on the shores of Tarpon Springs in Florida, and the dramatic sky above is colorful from the rays of the warm, setting sun
The first month of the winter, December, is still a pleasant month in Tarpon Springs, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average low of 59.4°F (15.2°C) and an average high of 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - an agreeable 70.2°F (21.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Tarpon Springs, is 59.4°F (15.2°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Tarpon Springs, during 6.5 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 120.5 rainfall days, and 9.45" (240mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Tarpon Springs, the average seawater temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 65.1°F (18.4°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 10.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Tarpon Springs.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is December, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Tarpon Springs is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 Tarpon Springs?

In Tarpon Springs, in December, the average high-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.4°F (15.2°C).

What is the most humid month in Tarpon Springs?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Tarpon Springs?

The average relative humidity in December in Tarpon Springs is 77%.

How many days does it rain in December in Tarpon Springs?

In December, in Tarpon Springs, Florida, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout December, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Tarpon Springs?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Tarpon Springs is 65.1°F (18.4°C). Swimming in 65.1°F (18.4°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Tarpon Springs?

December has the shortest days of the year in Tarpon Springs, with an average of 10.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Tarpon Springs have in December?

In Tarpon Springs, the average length of the day in December is 10.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Tarpon Springs?

With an average of 6.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Tarpon Springs have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Tarpon Springs?

In Tarpon Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 70.2°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 (66°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 59.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (54.5°F).

Average humidity in December - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (72%).

Average rainfall in December - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.77").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.2").

Average rainfall days in December - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (5.5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average sea temperature in December: 65.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (61.1°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average daylight in December: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average UV index in December - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).