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Visiting La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, 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 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 6.2cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in La Jolla Cove. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). December is too cold for swimming in La Jolla Cove for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting La Jolla Cove in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

December brings cooler weather and occasional rain to La Jolla Cove, but there are still sunny days for beach activities. Swimming and snorkeling are less popular due to cooler water temperatures, but surfers can enjoy the winter swells. Beach walks and exploring tide pools are also enjoyable during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in La Jolla Cove in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in La Jolla Cove.

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 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 6.2cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in La Jolla Cove in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in La Jolla Cove for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in La Jolla Cove?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in La Jolla Cove.

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 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 6.2cm (2.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in La Jolla Cove. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). December is too cold for swimming in La Jolla Cove for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is La Jolla Cove warm in December?

Yes, La Jolla Cove is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in La Jolla Cove in December is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Jolla Cove in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is La Jolla Cove in December?

The average day light hours per day in La Jolla Cove in December are 10. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in La Jolla Cove in December

December is another quiet month at La Jolla Cove, as the cooler weather and holiday season keep many visitors away from the beach. The beach may see some increased activity during the week between Christmas and New Year's, but overall, the crowds are minimal.

Temperature in La Jolla Cove in December

The average maximum temperature in La Jolla Cove in December is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Jolla Cove in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in La Jolla Cove in December is 7°C (45°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in La Jolla Cove in December

During December the average day light hours are 10 per day in La Jolla Cove. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in La Jolla Cove in December is typically 3.5 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 La Jolla Cove in December

The average sea water temperature in La Jolla Cove in December is 14.9°C (58.8°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in La Jolla Cove in December

The average total rainfall in La Jolla Cove in December is 6.2cm (2.4inches) and on average there are 10.2 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in La Jolla Cove in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in La Jolla Cove in December is 8°C (47°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in La Jolla Cove in December is typically 85%. The maximum relative humidity is 82.8% in the previous month and 82.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in La Jolla Cove in December is typically 65.3%. The average relative humidity is 62.2% in the previous month and 60.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in La Jolla Cove in December

The average maximum wind speed in La Jolla Cove in December is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in La Jolla Cove in December is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in La Jolla Cove in December is from the East-Northeast.

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