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Visiting Panama City Beach, Bay County, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs. December has total rainfall of 9.5cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Panama City Beach. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (69°F). December is a pleasant month for swimming in Panama City Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

Consider visiting Panama City Beach in the months of April, May, June, October, for the best beach weather.

December brings cooler and mild weather, with a mix of sunny and cloudy days. Sunbathing is still possible on the sunnier days, but swimming is not recommended due to the cooler water temperatures. Windsurfing and kitesurfing remain popular activities during this month, thanks to the consistent winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Panama City Beach in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Panama City Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs. December has total rainfall of 9.5cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Panama City Beach in December?

Yes, December is a pleasant month for swimming in Panama City Beach with moderate sea temperatures 21°C (69°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Panama City Beach?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Panama City Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs. December has total rainfall of 9.5cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Panama City Beach. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (69°F). December is a pleasant month for swimming in Panama City Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

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Is Panama City Beach warm in December?

Yes, Panama City Beach is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Panama City Beach in December is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama City Beach in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Panama City Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Panama City Beach in December are 10.2. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs.

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Crowds in Panama City Beach in December

In December, the beach at Panama City Beach is very quiet, as the weather is cool and there are no major events or holidays. The crowds are minimal, making it a peaceful time to visit the beach.

Temperature in Panama City Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Panama City Beach in December is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama City Beach in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Panama City Beach in December is 7°C (44°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 5°C (41°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Panama City Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 10.2 per day in Panama City Beach. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Panama City Beach in December is typically 3.9 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Panama City Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Panama City Beach in December is 20.7°C (69.3°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Panama City Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Panama City Beach in December is 9.5cm (3.7inches) and on average there are 8.4 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Panama City Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Panama City Beach in December is 12°C (54°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Panama City Beach in December is typically 93.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.7% in the previous month and 92.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Panama City Beach in December is typically 76%. The average relative humidity is 73.3% in the previous month and 73.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Panama City Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Panama City Beach in December is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Panama City Beach in December is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Panama City Beach in December is from the North.

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