Weather in Old Orchard Beach, Old Orchard Beach, United States in December

So you're interested in going to Old Orchard Beach, Old Orchard Beach, United States in December

December is a very cold and very rainy time for sunbathing in Old Orchard Beach, and not recommended. December is too cold for swimming in Old Orchard Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Old Orchard 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 Old Orchard Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Old Orchard Beach in December is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and -0° in the next month.

The average temperature in Old Orchard Beach in December is -1°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and -5° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Old Orchard Beach in December is -6°. The minimum temperature is -0° in the previous month and -10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Old Orchard Beach in December

The average day light hours per day in Old Orchard Beach in December are 9 and there are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Old Orchard Beach in December is typically 1.2 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 Old Orchard Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Old Orchard Beach in December is 7.6° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Old Orchard Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Old Orchard Beach in December is 131.2cm and on average there are 15.7 rainy days in December making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Old Orchard Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Old Orchard Beach in December is -2° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and -7° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Old Orchard Beach in December is typically 87.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 87% in the previous month and 82.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Old Orchard Beach in December is typically 70.9%. The average relative humidity is 69.5% in the previous month and 66.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Old Orchard Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Old Orchard Beach in December is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Old Orchard Beach in December is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Old Orchard Beach in December is from the North West.

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