What’s the weather like in Florida in December?
Located in the southeast of the United States, Florida’s close to the Tropic of Cancer. This means it has a fantastic climate that gives it the nickname the ‘Sunshine State’. Although it’s winter, you’ll get nice warm temperatures in December, which is also one of the year’s driest months.
The peninsula that Florida’s on divides the North Atlantic Ocean from the Gulf of Mexico. The weather’s tropical in the south and subtropical in the north, which is why it’s warm all year round. Things are also kept relatively stable by the surrounding sea waters. You’ll love December for its low amount of rain, which makes it a great time to visit.
In Miami the average high’s 24ºC in December, which is perfectly warm enough for long days lounging around in the sun. Things stay quite pleasant in the evenings, which cool to a pleasant 17ºC. The sea temperature’s a warm 25ºC, which is perfect for swimming. There’s 43mm of rain over six day, while humidity’s low. You can look forward to 11 hours of daylight each day with seven hours of sunshine at a moderate UV level. The sun rises at around 7am, and sets around 5.30pm.