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Visiting Oceanside, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°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 6.8cm (2.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.2 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 Oceanside. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). December is too cold for swimming in Oceanside for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Oceanside in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Oceanside.

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°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 6.8cm (2.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.2 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 Oceanside in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Oceanside 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 Oceanside?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Oceanside.

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°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 6.8cm (2.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.2 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 Oceanside. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). December is too cold for swimming in Oceanside for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Oceanside warm in December?

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

The average maximum temperature in Oceanside in December is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Oceanside in December is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Oceanside in December?

The average day light hours per day in Oceanside 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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Temperature in Oceanside in December

The average maximum temperature in Oceanside in December is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Oceanside in December is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Oceanside in December is 5°C (41°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 5°C (40°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Oceanside in December

During December the average day light hours are 10 per day in Oceanside. 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 Oceanside 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 Oceanside in December

The average sea water temperature in Oceanside 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 Oceanside in December

The average total rainfall in Oceanside in December is 6.8cm (2.7inches) and on average there are 8.2 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Oceanside in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Oceanside in December is 10°C (50°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Oceanside in December is typically 92.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.2% in the previous month and 89.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Oceanside in December is typically 70.2%. The average relative humidity is 68.6% in the previous month and 66.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Oceanside in December

The average maximum wind speed in Oceanside in December is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Oceanside in December is typically 5KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 5KM/H (3MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Oceanside in December is from the North West.

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