Weather in Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in December

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December is a slightly cold and dry time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. December is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Santa Monica Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Santa Monica Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in December is 18°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in December is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in December is . The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Santa Monica Beach in December

The average day light hours per day in Santa Monica Beach in December are 9.9 and there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Santa Monica Beach in December is typically 3.3 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 Santa Monica Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Santa Monica Beach in December is 15.3° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in December is 6.6cm and on average there are 8.7 rainy days in December making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santa Monica Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Santa Monica Beach in December is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in December is typically 80.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 80.1% in the previous month and 77.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in December is typically 61.3%. The average relative humidity is 60.8% in the previous month and 56.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santa Monica Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in December is typically 15kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in December is typically 6kmh. The average wind speed is 5kmh in the previous month and 6kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Santa Monica Beach in December is from the North.

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