December weather forecast
Gulfport, MS

Inlets in the Gulfport, Mississippi, with a clear far view of the rest of the seaside city
Inlets in the Gulfport, Mississippi, with a clear far view of the rest of the seaside city

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Gulfport, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 62.1°F (16.7°C) and min 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Temperature

In Gulfport, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops from a pleasant 68.2°F (20.1°C) in November to a comfortable 62.1°F (16.7°C). In Gulfport, Mississippi, the average low-temperature is 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Gulfport, Mississippi, is December, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

In Gulfport, in December, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 3.7" (94mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 184.5 rainfall days, and 43.62" (1108mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In Gulfport, the average seawater temperature in December is 60.6°F (15.9°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 60.6°F (15.9°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).

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10h and 14min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 4:55 pm. On the last day of December, in Gulfport, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 5:06 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Gulfport?

In December, in Gulfport, Mississippi, the average high-temperature is 62.1°F (16.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.4°F (10.2°C). in September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is evaluated at 98.6°F (37°C).

What is the most humid month in Gulfport?

December is the most humid month in Gulfport, Mississippi, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in December in Gulfport?

The average relative humidity in December in Gulfport is 79%.

How many days does it rain in December in Gulfport?

In Gulfport, Mississippi, in December, during 13.8 rainfall days, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gulfport?

February through December are months without snowfall in Gulfport.

Does it snow in Gulfport in December?

In Gulfport, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Gulfport?

In Gulfport, in December, the average water temperature is 60.6°F (15.9°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 60.6°F (15.9°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Gulfport?

December has the shortest days of the year in Gulfport, Mississippi, with an average of 10h and 14min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Gulfport have in December?

In December, the average day length in Gulfport, Mississippi, is 10h and 14min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Gulfport?

On the first day of December in Gulfport, Mississippi, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 4:55 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 5:06 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gulfport?

With an average of 5.2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Gulfport, Mississippi.

How many hours of sunshine does Gulfport have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 5.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Gulfport?

The months with the lowest UV index in Gulfport are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in December in Gulfport?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Gulfport is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Gulfport, MS

Average temperature in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average high temperature in December: 62.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 50.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46°F).

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Average pressure in December
Gulfport, MS

Average pressure in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Gulfport, MS

Average wind speed in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Gulfport, MS

Average humidity in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Gulfport, MS

Average rainfall in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.89").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in December
Gulfport, MS

Average rainfall days in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Gulfport, MS

Average snowfall in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.31").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Gulfport, MS

Average snowfall days in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Gulfport, MS

Average sea temperature in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average sea temperature in December: 60.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (56.8°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Gulfport, MS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 14min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Gulfport, MS

Average sunshine days in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Gulfport, MS

Average UV index in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average UV index in December: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in December
Gulfport, MS

Average cloud cover in December - Gulfport, MS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in December
Gulfport, MS

Average visibility in December - Gulfport, MS
  • 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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