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Visiting Cape May County, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9 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 Cape May County. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). December is too cold for swimming in Cape May County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Cape May County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Cape May County in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May County.

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape May County in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Cape May County for any length of time, with the sea water at 11°C (52°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Cape May County?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Cape May County.

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9 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 Cape May County. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). December is too cold for swimming in Cape May County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape May County warm in December?

No, Cape May County is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Cape May County in December is 8°C (47°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°) in the previous month and 5°C (42°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May County in December is 5°C (40°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 2°C (35°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cape May County in December?

The average day light hours per day in Cape May County in December are 9.5. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in Cape May County in December

The average maximum temperature in Cape May County in December is 8°C (47°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 5°C (42°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May County in December is 5°C (40°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 2°C (35°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape May County in December is 1°C (34°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (42°F) in the previous month and -2°C (29°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape May County in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.5 per day in Cape May County. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape May County in December is typically 1.8 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cape May County in December

The average sea water temperature in Cape May County in December is 11°C (51.8°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Cape May County in December

The average total rainfall in Cape May County in December is 11.2cm (4.4inches) and on average there are 9 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape May County in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape May County in December is 1°C (33°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and -1°C (-1°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape May County in December is typically 75.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 82% in the previous month and 80% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape May County in December is typically 62.2%. The average relative humidity is 66.8% in the previous month and 64.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape May County in December

The average maximum wind speed in Cape May County in December is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape May County in December is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape May County in December is from the West-Northwest.

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