The climate in South Padre Island during December can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.
December is in the winter in South Padre Island and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||22°C 71.5°F|
|Nightly temperature||11.2°C 52.2°F|
|Average temperature||16.6°C 61.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||4.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||40 mm 1.6 ins|
|Rainy days||6 days|
|Sea temperature||22.1°C 71.9°F|
|Windspeed||17.2kph 11 mph|
On average December is the 4th driest month of the year in South Padre Island with around 40mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in South Padre Island in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||August||33.8°C 92.8°F|
|Driest month:||March||21mm 0.8ins|
|Coldest month:||January||20.1°C 68.2°F|
|Wettest month:||September||144mm 5.7ins|