Weather in Ocean City Beach, Ocean City, United States in December

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Visiting Ocean City Beach, Ocean City, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (49°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 9.4cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 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 Ocean City Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (47°F). December is too cold for swimming in Ocean City Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

December brings cold and windy weather to Ocean City Beach, with the possibility of snow and ice. This month is not ideal for beach activities such as swimming, sunbathing, or water sports. However, visitors can still enjoy the beach for a winter walk or to watch the waves crash against the shore. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Ocean City Beach in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Ocean City Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (49°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 9.4cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Ocean City Beach in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Ocean City Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (47°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Ocean City Beach?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Ocean City Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (49°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 9.4cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 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 Ocean City Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (47°F). December is too cold for swimming in Ocean City Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Ocean City Beach warm in December?

No, Ocean City Beach is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Ocean City Beach in December is 10°C (49°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean City Beach in December is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ocean City Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Ocean City Beach in December are 9.5. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in Ocean City Beach in December

December is the quietest month at Ocean City Beach, with cold temperatures and very few visitors. Although there may be some holiday events in the area, they generally do not have a significant impact on beach crowds.

Temperature in Ocean City Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Ocean City Beach in December is 10°C (49°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean City Beach in December is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ocean City Beach in December is 1°C (33°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (40°F) in the previous month and -2°C (29°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ocean City Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.5 per day in Ocean City Beach. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Ocean City Beach in December is typically 1.9 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 Ocean City Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Ocean City Beach in December is 8.5°C (47.3°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Ocean City Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Ocean City Beach in December is 9.4cm (3.7inches) and on average there are 12.3 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ocean City Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ocean City Beach in December is 4°C (40°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 1°C (1°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ocean City Beach in December is typically 88.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 90% in the previous month and 85.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ocean City Beach in December is typically 73%. The average relative humidity is 74.2% in the previous month and 69.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ocean City Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Ocean City Beach in December is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ocean City Beach in December is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ocean City Beach in December is from the West-Northwest.

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