Average Sunshine in Florida for December

Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in Florida is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Days of sunshine in December
City Sunny
Partly Sunny
Total Days
With Sun
Apalachicola 10 8 18
Daytona Beach 9 9 18
Fort Myers 11 12 23
Jacksonville 9 8 17
Key West 11 11 22
Miami 9 13 22
Orlando 10 9 19
Pensacola 9 7 16
Tallahassee 9 8 17
Tampa 10 10 20
West Palm Beach 9 12 21

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are monthly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine for December
City % Sun
Apalachicola 57
Jacksonville 54
Key West 70
Miami 63
Pensacola 49
West Palm Beach 61

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

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