Daytona Beach Weather in December
December days tends to be cool but not crisp at Daytona Beach, Florida. While this month has the year's cloudiest weather, it is also some of the driest.
This page gives detailed information on the typical December temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Daytona Beach.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Daytona Beach International Airport, located just a few miles from the city center and Atlantic Ocean.
|70 °F||December average high||21 °C|
|51 °F||December average low||10 °C|
In most years, Daytona Beach averages a daily maximum temperature for December that's between 67 and 74 degrees Fahrenheit (19 to 23 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 46 and 55 °F (8 to 13 °C).
The days at Daytona Beach cool steadily during December. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has dropped around 5 °F (3 °C) below what it was at the start.
|17 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|15 days||50 °F min. or less (10 °C)|
Daytona Beach averages 4 days in December when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 26 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here this month.
The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of 6 nights. December averages one or two nights that get as cold as 32 °F (0 °C).
|2.6 in||total precipitation||67 mm|
|8 days||of rain|
Half the time, Daytona Beach receives 0.9 to 3 inches (24 to 82 mm) of rainfall in December. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|9 days||clear skies|
December is the cloudiest month for Daytona Beach. The sun's rays reach the ground during 54 percent of daylight hours on average, for a total of 173 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in December at Daytona Beach averages 10 hours and 18 minutes a day. The shortest days of the year, from around December 15th to 27th, last 10 hours and 17 minutes from sunrise to sunset.
|76 %||December average humidity|
The relative humidity in Daytona Beach during December usually peaks at 85 percent in the morning then drops to 59 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|8.3 mph||December wind speed average||13.4 kph|
December is a little windier than most other months in Daytona Beach.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|1 day||with thunderstorms in December|
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.