Average December Temperatures
December weather varies quite a bit throughout the Southeast U.S., depending on your location. Coastal and interior areas can see nice light jacket or sweater weather days, while temperatures in the mountains are colder. In most areas, temperatures can drop to just above or below freezing.
State-by-State Average December Weather Tables
The following pages contain average December temperatures and rainfall for several popular tourist destinations in different areas of:
December Atlantic Ocean Water Temperatures
Average December Atlantic Ocean water temperatures are cold, ranging from the mid 40 degree marks in Virginia waters to mid to high 50s moving southward. Florida water temperatures, in the 70 degree ranges are more comfortable.