Weather in La Serena, Chile in December

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Visiting La Serena, Chile in December

December is one of the best months to visit La Serena for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in La Serena for prolonged periods of time.

Also consider visiting La Serena in one of the other best months of January, February, March, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in La Serena in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in La Serena.

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in La Serena in December?

Probably not, December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in La Serena for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (65°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in La Serena?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in La Serena.

December has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in La Serena for prolonged periods of time.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is La Serena warm in December?

Yes, La Serena is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in La Serena in December is 19°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Serena in December is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is La Serena in December?

The average day light hours per day in La Serena in December are 14. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in La Serena in December

The average maximum temperature in La Serena in December is 19°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Serena in December is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in La Serena in December is 13°C (55°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in La Serena in December

During December the average day light hours are 14 per day in La Serena. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in La Serena in December is typically 16 during December. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in La Serena in December

The average sea water temperature in La Serena in December is 18.2°C (64.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in La Serena in December

The average total rainfall in La Serena in December is 0cm (0inches) and on average there are 0.6 rainy days in December making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in La Serena in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in La Serena in December is 13°C (55°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in La Serena in December is typically 92.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.1% in the previous month and 91.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in La Serena in December is typically 79%. The average relative humidity is 80% in the previous month and 77.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in La Serena in December

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

The average wind speed in La Serena in December is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in La Serena in December is from the West-Northwest.

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