This report describes the typical weather at the The Fl Villages (Lady Lake, Florida, United States) weather station over the course of an average December. It is based on the historical records from 2001 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Lady Lake, Florida has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (59%), forests (23%), grasslands (11%), and lakes and rivers (7%).
The month of December is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs ranging from 73°F to 68°F over the course of the month, exceeding 81°F or dropping below 57°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of December, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 22 with 10:18 hours of daylight; the longest day is December 1 with 10:26 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 7:04am on December 1; the latest sunset is at 5:41pm on December 31; the latest sunrise is at 7:22am on December 31; the earliest sunset is at 5:30pm on December 2.
Daylight saving time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in December, so the entire month is in standard time.
This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 27%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout December, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain, drizzle, moderate rain, and heavy rain.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 37% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around December 28, when it is observed during 11% of all days.
Drizzle is the most severe precipitation observed during 24% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around December 5, when it is observed during 7% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 20% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around December 9, when it is observed during 6% of all days.
Heavy rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 20% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around December 27, when it is observed during 6% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in December or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 48% (comfortable) to 98% (very humid) over the course of a typical December, rarely dropping below 33% (comfortable) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around December 30, at which time the relative humidity drops below 55% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around December 2, rising above 98% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical December, the dew point typically varies from 42°F (dry) to 60°F (comfortable) and is rarely below 26°F (dry) or above 70°F (muggy).
The time of the month between December 1 and December 31 is the most comfortable, with dew points that are neither too dry nor too muggy.
Over the course of December typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 12 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 6 mph (light breeze) occurs around December 16, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 12 mph (gentle breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 5 mph (light breeze) occurs around December 31, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 12 mph (gentle breeze).