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Visiting Carteret Beach, Normandy, France in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (48°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Carteret Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). December is too cold for swimming in Carteret Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

In December, the weather at Carteret Beach is cold, wet, and windy, with rough seas. It is not an ideal time for beach activities like swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving. However, experienced surfers, windsurfers, and kitesurfers may take advantage of the challenging conditions during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Carteret Beach in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (48°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Carteret Beach in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Carteret Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (56°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Carteret Beach?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (48°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Carteret Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). December is too cold for swimming in Carteret Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Carteret Beach warm in December?

No, Carteret Beach is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Carteret Beach in December is 9°C (48°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (53°) in the previous month and 9°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Carteret Beach in December is 7°C (45°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 7°C (44°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Carteret Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Carteret Beach in December are 8.2. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Crowds in Carteret Beach in December

December is another cold month in Normandy, with temperatures similar to January. The beach at Carteret is not crowded at all during this time. The Christmas and New Year's holidays do not have a significant effect on beach crowds, as it is not a popular destination for these celebrations.

Temperature in Carteret Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Carteret Beach in December is 9°C (48°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 9°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Carteret Beach in December is 7°C (45°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 7°C (44°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Carteret Beach in December is 5°C (42°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 5°C (41°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Carteret Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 8.2 per day in Carteret Beach. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Carteret Beach in December is typically 0.6 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 Carteret Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Carteret Beach in December is 13.6°C (56.5°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Humidity in Carteret Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Carteret Beach in December is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Carteret Beach in December is typically 93.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.5% in the previous month and 94.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Carteret Beach in December is typically 82.2%. The average relative humidity is 81.8% in the previous month and 84.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Carteret Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Carteret Beach in December is typically 37KM/H (23MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 35KM/H (22MPH) in the previous month and 36KM/H (22MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Carteret Beach in December is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

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

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