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Miami Weather in December

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Miami is where you, and anyone who enjoys the summer in winter, want to be! Yes, December weather in Miami allows for a full on beach vacation. It still reaches highs of 77°F and the Atlantic Ocean still has a 74°F water temperature. It doesn’t cool down to less than 66°F on average - which might make you want to bring a light sweater for the cooler evening hours. A great thing about December is that it’s one of the least rainy months in Miami with only 7 rainy days on average. And even in the middle of December you will have an average 8 hours of sunshine per day! That’s what the Sunshine State of Florida has to offer.

December is a great time for star spotting as they aren’t excluded from enjoying some summer weather in winter too. If in Miami around the holidays, you can keep busy with much on offer - from watching the ‘Nutcracker’ in the Ziff Opera House to exploring Santa’s Enchanted Forest, a Christmas themed park. And New Year’s Eve in Miami takes you to another party level absolutely everywhere you go! The main fireworks are lit over the Biscayne Bay.

High and Low Temperature in December °F

Water Temperature in December °F

Current Weather Miami

66°F few clouds
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Miami

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

75° 76° 78° 81° 85° 88° 90° 91° 88° 84° 80° 77°

Low °F

63° 64° 67° 71° 75° 78° 79° 79° 78° 77° 70° 66°

Sun

9h 9h 10h 11h 11h 12h 12h 11h 11h 10h 9h 8h

Rain Days

6 5 6 7 10 13 17 16 18 15 10 7

Water °F

73° 74° 76° 78° 81° 84° 86° 86° 84° 82° 77° 74°

Miami Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Miami

Weatherwise, the best time for a vacation in Miami is from November until April. In those months you will have mild temperatures as well as little rain and humidity. Peak season though is between March and August when it reaches up to 90°F. If you don’t mind the humidity and possible rain, even summer is a fantastic time in Miami. Between late February and mid April you can see a lot of Spring Breakers heading to Miami. Expect to join in some awesome parties or if you are after some more peace and quiet choose another time to travel to Miami!

Things to know about Miami

Miami is a vast city spread out over several very distinct areas. Miami itself, officially the City of Miami, lies mostly on the mainland of Florida and covers the districts of Wynwood and Little Haiti to the north and Coconut Grove to the south with the impressive Downtown Miami skyline at the heart of it.

Miami is often thought to include the world famous South Beach although technically South Beach is a neighborhood within the separate city of Miami Beach. Miami Beach lies on a one mile by nine mile island about three miles offshore from the city of Miami.

The wider Miami metropolitan area has a population of 6.1 million and stretches all the way north to include the cities of West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.

Miami Downtown buildings by water
Miami beach palmtrees

Downtown Miami is where the world of finance is and where you should go to see all the skyscrapers. The Adrienne Arsht Center is also located in Downtown and that’s where you can go to watch all sorts of Performing Art. Bayside Marketplace is a hip place to be and in the port you will find lots of restaurants and bars. In the American Airlines Arena you can watch the Miami Heat of the NBA in action.

Wherever you are in the Miami area you will enjoy some lively Latin American flair combined with lots of sun and fun. In the hip Wynwood Art District you won’t be able to stop browsing through all the genius art galleries and you will be able to see some of the world’s greatest graffiti art.

Little Havana is the place to experience some Cuban lifestyle in Miami. It’s where many Cubans settled after fleeing Fidel Castro’s regime in the 50s.

The area of Coral Gables is where you have to go if you want to see the Venetian Pool. Just admire the beauty of the building or have a bath too - you might also spot some stars!

Miami eighth street downtown mall
Miami houses boats sea from above

In the Miami area you will also find some of the greatest malls and if you are after some exploring you should take a trip to the Everglades to admire the nature or take a trip to Key West.

And last but not least when in Miami you must certainly visit Miami Beach with its’ world famous South Beach. That’s where you will see all the beautiful beaches that Miami is famous for. South Beach, with its’ world heritage Art Deco District and Ocean Drive, is where everyone heads to to be seen and as a result you will find many visitors there. North Beach is where the locals like to hang out more. South Beach is also called the ‘Hollywood of Latin America’. It’s such an incredible place with so much happiness, fun and of course parties. And if you are into partying don’t miss checking out the great clubs such as LIV or Mynt Lounge.

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