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Visiting Cape Cod Beach, Cape Cod, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 12.2cm (4.8inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 16.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). December is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

December is a cold and snowy month at Cape Cod Beach. The beach might be covered in snow, and the water is too cold to swim or engage in water sports. However, visitors can enjoy scenic walks, bird watching, and exploring the nearby towns and attractions during the holiday season. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Cape Cod Beach in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 12.2cm (4.8inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 16.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape Cod Beach in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 8°C (46°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Cape Cod Beach?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Cape Cod Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 12.2cm (4.8inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 16.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). December is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape Cod Beach warm in December?

No, Cape Cod Beach is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in December is 7°C (44°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (52°) in the previous month and 3°C (38°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Cod Beach in December is 3°C (38°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and -0°C (31°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cape Cod Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Cape Cod Beach in December are 9.1. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Cape Cod Beach in December

December is another cold month in Cape Cod, with temperatures similar to January. The beach is practically empty during this time, as people generally avoid outdoor activities during the winter months. There are no public holidays or special events that would attract crowds to the beach in December.

Temperature in Cape Cod Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in December is 7°C (44°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 3°C (38°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Cod Beach in December is 3°C (38°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and -0°C (31°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in December is -0°C (32°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (40°F) in the previous month and -4°C (26°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Cod Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.1 per day in Cape Cod Beach. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Cod Beach in December is typically 1.4 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 Cape Cod Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Cape Cod Beach in December is 7.8°C (46.0°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Cape Cod Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Cape Cod Beach in December is 12.2cm (4.8inches) and on average there are 16.7 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Cod Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Cod Beach in December is 3°C (37°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and -1°C (-1°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Cod Beach in December is typically 87.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 88% in the previous month and 86.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Cod Beach in December is typically 75%. The average relative humidity is 74.7% in the previous month and 72.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Cod Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Cod Beach in December is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Cod Beach in December is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Cod Beach in December is from the West.

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