US Vacation Spots With Warm Weather in December





Here's the weather data you need to plan a warm December holiday in the United States. You can compare December weather for dozens of the warmest winter vacation spots that the US has to offer.

Gathered together here are average monthly temperatures, rainfall, sunshine and ocean temperatures.

The information covers destination cities, beaches, parks and resorts, along with theme parks and national parks in the warmest regions of the warmest states in winter: Hawaii, Florida, California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia and Louisiana.

This page gives temperatures in degrees Celsius. You can also view the temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit.

Best December Vacation Weather in the Continental US

  • Warmest City = Miami, Florida averages highs of 25.5 °C daily
  • Warmest Ocean = the Atlantic at Miami Beach, Florida is 22.8 °C
  • Warmest Park = Everglades Park, Florida has daytime highs of 28.0 °C
  • Driest Warm Place = Lajitas, Texas gets 5.8 millimetres of rain
  • Sunniest Warm City = Yuma in southwest Arizona has 82 % sunshine

Temperature and Rainfall

December weather at warm vacation spots in the United States:
average daily temperature and monthly rainfall
Temper­ature Place Total Rainfall
High °C Low °C Milli­metres Days
Hawaii
28 21 Kailua Kona, Hawaii Big Island 72
28 19 Lahaina, Maui 74 4
28 18 Kahului, Maui 85 11
27 20 Honolulu, Oahu 82 10
26 18 Hilo, Hawaii Big Island 294 21
Florida
28 14 Everglades National Park 37 6
26 17 Miami 52 7
24 19 Key West 56 6
22 12 Orlando & Disney World 66 7
21 10 Daytona Beach 67 8
18 7 Panama City 102 8
California
21 8 Anaheim & Disneyland 51 6
21 7 Palm Springs 18 2
20 9 Los Angeles 59 5
20 6 Anza-Borrego Desert State Park 23 3
18 9 San Diego 39 6
18 8 Santa Barbara 77 6
18 4 Death Valley National Park 8 2
Arizona
20 8 Yuma 13 3
21 5 Organ Pipe Cactus Monument 29 4
20 7 Phoenix 22 3
18 5 Tuscon 25 4
Texas
22 13 South Padre Island & Port Isabel 35 6
20 1 Lajitas, Big Bend area 6 1
21 0 Rio Grande Village, Big Bend Park 10 2
20 9 Corpus Christi 46 6
Georgia
18 5 Waycross & Okefenokee Swamp 76 8
18 7 Brunswick & Golden Isles 69 8
Louisiana
19 7 Houma 105 10
18 8 New Orleans 135 9

Sunshine

Amount of sun that warm US cities get in December, measured by the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground
City % Sun
Yuma, Arizona 82
Tucson, Arizona 79
Phoenix, Arizona 77
San Diego, California 73
Los Angeles, CA 71
Key West, Florida 70
Miami, Florida 63
Honolulu, Hawaii 63
Kahului, Maui 63
New Orleans, LA 48
Corpus Christi, Texas 43
Hilo, Hawaii 37

Ocean Temperature

Average December ocean temperatures at warm American beaches
Beach Water °C
Honolulu, Hawaii 25
Hilo, Hawaii 23
Miami, Florida 23
Key West, Florida 22
Grand Isle, Louisiana 18
Daytona, Florida 18
South Padre Island, Texas 18
San Diego, California 15
Santa Barbara, California 14
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