Destin
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Destin, FL

An aerial view of the beautiful beach city of Destin, Florida, with a vast sea out front and a perfect skyline
An aerial view of the beautiful beach city of Destin, Florida, with a vast sea out front and a perfect skyline
The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Destin, Florida, with average temperature fluctuating between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 62.1°F (16.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an agreeable 70°F (21.1°C) in November, to a comfortable 62.1°F (16.7°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Rainfall

Throughout December, 4.6" (117.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated. During the entire year, Destin aggregates up to 62.4" (1584.2mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 66.7°F (19.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

With an average of 10.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Destin.

What is the temperature in December in Destin?

In Destin, Florida, in December, the average high-temperature is 62.1°F (16.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

How much does it rain in Destin in December?

Throughout December, 4.6" (117.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Destin?

In December, the average ocean temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C). For most, swimming in 66.7°F (19.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Destin?

The month with the shortest days in Destin, Florida, is December, with an average of 10.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Destin have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 10.2h.
Average temperature in December - Destin, FL
  • Average high temperature in December: 16.7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 8.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.2°C).

Average rainfall in December - Destin, FL
  • Average rainfall in December: 117.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (201.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (84.1mm).

Average sea temperature in December - Destin, FL
  • Average sea temperature in December: 19.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.8°C).

Average daylight in December - Destin, FL
  • Average daylight in December: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).