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Visiting Ponce, Puerto Rico in December

December is one of the best months to visit Ponce for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

December has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 3.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Ponce in one of the other best months of January, February, March, for the best beach weather.

December is a cooler month in Ponce, with a mix of sunny and cloudy days. Sunbathing is still enjoyable, but swimming may be less comfortable due to the cooler water temperatures. Snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are popular activities during this month, as the waves are moderate and the beaches are less crowded. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Ponce in December?

Yes, December is a good time for sunbathing in Ponce.

December has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 3.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Ponce in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Ponce?

Yes, December is a great time for a holiday in Ponce.

December has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 3.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Ponce warm in December?

Yes, Ponce is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in December is 30°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in December is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ponce in December?

The average day light hours per day in Ponce in December are 11.1. The sunshine percentage is 64% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in Ponce in December

December is the beginning of the holiday season, and while there may be an increase in tourists visiting Ponce, the beaches remain relatively uncrowded. Christmas and New Year's Eve celebrations might bring some local families to the beach, but the cooler weather and off-peak season keep the crowds at bay.

Temperature in Ponce in December

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in December is 30°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°F) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in December is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ponce in December is 21°C (70°F). The minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ponce in December

During December the average day light hours are 11.1 per day in Ponce. The sunshine percentage is 64% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Ponce in December is typically 7.7 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and 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. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Ponce in December

The average sea water temperature in Ponce in December is 27.5°C (81.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Ponce in December

The average total rainfall in Ponce in December is 8.9cm (3.5inches) and on average there are 3.7 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ponce in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ponce in December is 22°C (72°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 22°C (22°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ponce in December is typically 91.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.3% in the previous month and 90.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ponce in December is typically 76.6%. The average relative humidity is 79.6% in the previous month and 74.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ponce in December

The average maximum wind speed in Ponce in December is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ponce in December is typically 7KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ponce in December is from the East.

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