December weather forecast
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Magnificent surroundings of luxurious homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea Town, California
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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Carmel-by-the-Sea, is still a mild month, with an average temperature varying between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 57°F (13.9°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 57°F (13.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 46.9°F (8.3°C), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average relative humidity in December is 72%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 9.8 days and accumulates 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average seawater temperature in December is 55.6°F (13.1°C).
Note: Swimming in 55.6°F (13.1°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 43min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Carmel-by-the-Sea.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 4:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 5:01 pm PST.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Carmel-by-the-Sea is December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

With an average high-temperature of 57°F (13.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 46.9°F (8.3°C), December is the coldest month in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

What is the temperature in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In December, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average high-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

The average relative humidity in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea is 72%.

What is the rainiest month in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

The month with the most rainfall in Carmel-by-the-Sea is December, when the rain falls for 9.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In December, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout December, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average seawater temperature in December is 55.6°F (13.1°C). Swimming in 55.6°F (13.1°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

December has the shortest days of the year in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, with an average of 9h and 43min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Carmel-by-the-Sea have in December?

The average day length in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea is 9h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 4:52 pm. On the last day of the month, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 5:01 pm PST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

With an average of 5.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

How long on average sun shines in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 5.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

What is the UV index reading in December in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average temperature in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average high temperature in December: 57°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (69.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (46.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average pressure in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average wind speed in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average humidity in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average rainfall in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.48").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average rainfall days in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average sea temperature in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average sea temperature in December: 55.6°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.8°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 43min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average sunshine days in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (17.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average UV index in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average cloud cover in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in December
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average visibility in December - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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