Weather in New Jersey, United States in December

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Visiting New Jersey, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. December has total rainfall of 10.7cm (4.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in New Jersey. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). December is too cold for swimming in New Jersey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting New Jersey 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 New Jersey in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. December has total rainfall of 10.7cm (4.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in New Jersey in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in New Jersey for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (48°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in New Jersey?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in New Jersey.

December has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. December has total rainfall of 10.7cm (4.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in New Jersey. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). December is too cold for swimming in New Jersey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is New Jersey warm in December?

No, New Jersey is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in New Jersey in December is 8°C (46°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°) in the previous month and 5°C (40°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New Jersey in December is 4°C (38°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 0°C (32°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is New Jersey in December?

The average day light hours per day in New Jersey in December are 9.4. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

More about December sunshine.

Temperature in New Jersey in December

The average maximum temperature in New Jersey in December is 8°C (46°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 5°C (40°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New Jersey in December is 4°C (38°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 0°C (32°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New Jersey in December is -1°C (31°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (38°F) in the previous month and -4°C (25°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in New Jersey in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.4 per day in New Jersey. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

The ultraviolet index in New Jersey in December is typically 1.7 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 New Jersey in December

The average sea water temperature in New Jersey in December is 9.1°C (48.4°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in New Jersey in December

The average total rainfall in New Jersey in December is 10.7cm (4.2inches) and on average there are 10.8 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New Jersey in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New Jersey in December is 2°C (35°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 5°C (42°F) in the previous month and -2°C (-2°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New Jersey in December is typically 83.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.7% in the previous month and 80.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New Jersey in December is typically 67.1%. The average relative humidity is 66.4% in the previous month and 63.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New Jersey in December

The average maximum wind speed in New Jersey in December is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in New Jersey in December is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in New Jersey in December is from the West-Northwest.

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