Temperatures at California Beaches in December





Typical temperatures for beaches along the Pacific Ocean in California during the month of December are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Southern California Coast

Average temperatures for December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
66 46 Imperial Beach 19 8
67 44 Laguna Beach 20 7
64 50 Newport Beach  18 10
63 47 Oceanside  17 8
66 50 San Diego 19 10
60 49 Santa Catalina Island 16 10

Los Angeles Area

Average daily temperatures in December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
67 47 Long Beach  19 8
66 47 Oxnard 19 8
66 44 Point Mugu 19 7
63 50 Santa Monica 17 10

Central California Coast

December temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
59 43 Big Sur State Park 15 6
63 42 Lompoc 17 6
58 43 Monterey 15 6
65 46 Morro Bay  18 8
65 44 Pismo Beach 18 7
62 41 Salinas  16 5
66 46 Santa Barbara 19 8

San Francisco Area

Average temperatures for December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 44 Bodega Bay 13 7
59 43 Half Moon Bay 15 6
59 46 San Francisco, Fort Funston 15 8
59 40 San Gregorio  15 4
62 41 Santa Cruz 16 5

Northern California Coast

Normal temperatures for December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 41 Crescent City  13 5
55 40 Eureka  13 4
52 40 Fort Bragg  11 4
57 42 Fort Ross State Park 14 5
54 38 Klamath 12 3
59 47 Shelter Cove 15 8
References

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

California Beach Temperatures
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