Virginia Beach
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Long-term weather forecast
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December weather forecast and climate
Virginia Beach, VA

The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with average temperature fluctuating between 42.8°F (6°C) and 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a mild 58.1°F (14.5°C) in November, to a fresh 51.8°F (11°C). In Virginia Beach, the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

Humidity

In Virginia Beach, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Virginia Beach, in December, during 9 rainfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Virginia Beach, there are 134.5 rainfall days, and 14.21" (361mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. December is the first month it typically snows in Virginia Beach. Throughout December, in the average 0.7 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Virginia Beach, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.8 days, and aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Virginia Beach, in December, the average water temperature is 50.9°F (10.5°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Virginia Beach is December, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Virginia Beach, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Virginia Beach?

In December, the average high-temperature is 51.8°F (11°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Virginia Beach?

The average relative humidity in December in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Virginia Beach in December?

In December, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout December, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Virginia Beach?

December is the first month it typically snows in Virginia Beach. Throughout December, in the average 0.7 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in December in Virginia Beach?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, the average seawater temperature in December is 50.9°F (10.5°C). Swimming in 50.9°F (10.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Virginia Beach?

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

How many hours of daylight does Virginia Beach have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Virginia Beach is 9.7h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Virginia Beach?

In December, the average sunshine in Virginia Beach is 5.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach?

Months with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach, Virginia, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in December in Virginia Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average high temperature in December: 51.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 42.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

Average humidity in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

Average rainfall in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.75").

Average rainfall days in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average sea temperature in December: 50.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (41.8°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in December - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 3).