Average Rainfall at California Beaches in December





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during December at beaches, cities and parks along the Pacific Ocean in California.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern Coast, Los Angeles Area, Central Coast, San Francisco Area and Northern Coast.

Southern California Coast

December averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Laguna Beach 1.9 47
6 Newport Beach  1.6 41
5 Oceanside  1.6 40
6 San Diego 1.7 42
8 Santa Catalina Island 2.2 56

Los Angeles Area

Average monthly precipitation in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Long Beach  2.2 55
6 Oxnard 2.1 53
5 Point Mugu 1.7 43
5 Santa Monica 2.0 52
11 Big Sur State Park 9.2 233

Central California Coast

Total rainfall averages for December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Lompoc 2.4 61
10 Monterey 2.9 73
7 Morro Bay  2.8 70
8 Pismo Beach 3.1 78
8 Salinas  2.1 54
6 Santa Barbara 3.1 78

San Francisco Area

Average amount of rain in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Bodega Bay 4.6 118
13 Half Moon Bay 5.2 131
12 San Francisco, Fort Funston 4.2 107
13 San Gregorio  6.1 156
10 Santa Cruz 6.0 153

Northern California Coast

Rainy weather during December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
18 Crescent City  11.1 283
17 Eureka  8.1 206
17 Fort Bragg  8.7 220
18 Klamath 15.3 387
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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