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Visiting Ft Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 6.5cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Ft Lauderdale Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (77°F). December is a good month for swimming in Ft Lauderdale Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Consider visiting Ft Lauderdale Beach in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

December's weather is characterized by mild temperatures, partly cloudy skies, and occasional rain showers. The sea remains cool, making swimming less appealing, but sunbathing and beach walks are popular activities. This month may not be ideal for water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing due to the cooler water temperatures and less consistent winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December?

Yes, December is a great time for sunbathing in Ft Lauderdale Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 6.5cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.9 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 Ft Lauderdale Beach in December?

Yes, December is a good month for swimming in Ft Lauderdale Beach with warm sea temperatures 25°C (77°F).

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Is December a good time to holiday in Ft Lauderdale Beach?

Yes, December is a great time for a holiday in Ft Lauderdale Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 6.5cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Ft Lauderdale Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (77°F). December is a good month for swimming in Ft Lauderdale Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Ft Lauderdale Beach warm in December?

Yes, Ft Lauderdale Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 25°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ft Lauderdale Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December are 10.5. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December

In December, Ft Lauderdale Beach experiences an increase in visitors due to the holiday season. The beach can get quite crowded during this time, especially around Christmas and New Year's Eve, as well as events like the Winterfest Boat Parade.

Temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 25°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 18°C (64°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 10.5 per day in Ft Lauderdale Beach. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is typically 5.1 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 Ft Lauderdale Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 24.9°C (76.8°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 6.5cm (2.6inches) and on average there are 8.9 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is 18°C (65°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is typically 85.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 84% in the previous month and 84.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is typically 70.6%. The average relative humidity is 68.8% in the previous month and 68.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is typically 28KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ft Lauderdale Beach in December is from the East-Northeast.

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