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Visiting Coney Island Beach, Coney Island, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (45°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs. December has total rainfall of 10.4cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13 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 Coney Island Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (50°F). December is too cold for swimming in Coney Island Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

December marks the beginning of the winter season at Coney Island Beach, with cold weather and the possibility of snow. Swimming, sunbathing, and water sports are not advisable during this month due to the chilly conditions. A visit to the beach may still be enjoyable for a brisk walk or to take in the winter scenery, but water-based activities are not recommended. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Coney Island Beach in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Coney Island Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (45°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs. December has total rainfall of 10.4cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13 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 Coney Island Beach in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Coney Island Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 10°C (50°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Coney Island Beach?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Coney Island Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (45°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs. December has total rainfall of 10.4cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13 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 Coney Island Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (50°F). December is too cold for swimming in Coney Island Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Coney Island Beach warm in December?

No, Coney Island Beach is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Coney Island Beach in December is 7°C (45°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°) in the previous month and 4°C (39°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Coney Island Beach in December is 4°C (39°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 0°C (33°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Coney Island Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Coney Island Beach in December are 9.3. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs.

More about December sunshine.

Crowds in Coney Island Beach in December

December is the quietest month at Coney Island Beach, with cold weather keeping most visitors away. There are no major public holidays or events during this month, and the beach is mostly empty, except for the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club's New Year's Day swim.

Temperature in Coney Island Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Coney Island Beach in December is 7°C (45°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 4°C (39°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Coney Island Beach in December is 4°C (39°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 0°C (33°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Coney Island Beach in December is 0°C (32°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (41°F) in the previous month and -3°C (26°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Coney Island Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.3 per day in Coney Island Beach. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Coney Island Beach in December is typically 1.6 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 Coney Island Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Coney Island Beach in December is 9.9°C (49.8°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Coney Island Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Coney Island Beach in December is 10.4cm (4.1inches) and on average there are 13 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Coney Island Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Coney Island Beach in December is 1°C (34°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 5°C (41°F) in the previous month and -3°C (-3°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Coney Island Beach in December is typically 78.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.1% in the previous month and 77.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Coney Island Beach in December is typically 63.9%. The average relative humidity is 63.1% in the previous month and 61.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Coney Island Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Coney Island Beach in December is typically 38KM/H (24MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 35KM/H (21MPH) in the previous month and 38KM/H (23MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Coney Island Beach in December is typically 20KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 19KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Coney Island Beach in December is from the West-Northwest.

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