West Palm Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
West Palm Beach, FL

Tall, beautiful buildings reflected in the waterway in West Palm Beach, Florida
Tall, beautiful buildings reflected in the waterway in West Palm Beach, Florida
December, the first month of the winter, in West Palm Beach, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 76.3°F (24.6°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

In West Palm Beach, the average high-temperature in December is relatively the same as in November - a still warm 76.3°F (24.6°C). The average low-temperature, in West Palm Beach, is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 8.7 days. In West Palm Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 135.9 days.

Ocean temperature

In West Palm Beach, the average seawater temperature is 75.9°F (24.4°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 75.9°F (24.4°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10.5h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in West Palm Beach?

In December, in West Palm Beach, the average high-temperature is 76.3°F (24.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

How many days does it rain in December in West Palm Beach?

In December, the rain falls for 8.7 days.

How warm is the water in December in West Palm Beach?

In West Palm Beach, Florida, in December, the average water temperature is 75.9°F (24.4°C). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 75.9°F (24.4°C) water.

What is the month with the shortest days in West Palm Beach?

With an average of 10.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in West Palm Beach.

What is the average length of the day in December in West Palm Beach?

In December, the average length of the day in West Palm Beach is 10.5h.
Average temperature in December - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 76.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (74.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 60°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.8°F).

Average rainfall days in December - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (7.1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in December: 76°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (85.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (74.1°F).

Average daylight in December - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in December: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).