December weather forecast and climate
Branford, CT

Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut
Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Branford, is still a cold month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 41.4°F (5.2°C) and an average low of 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a fresh 50.5°F (10.3°C) in November, to a cold 41.4°F (5.2°C). In Branford, in December, the average low-temperature is 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Branford. In Branford, during December, snow falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.42" (36mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 26.4 snowfall days, and 10.12" (257mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Branford is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Branford?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Branford, Connecticut, is 41.4°F (5.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 32.2°F (0.1°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Branford?

In Branford, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How much does it rain in Branford in December?

In Branford, Connecticut, in December, during 13 rainfall days, 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Branford?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Branford. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Branford in December?

In Branford, Connecticut, in December, during 4.3 snowfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Branford?

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Branford.

How many hours of daylight does Branford have in December?

In Branford, Connecticut, the average length of the day in December is 9.3h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Branford?

In Branford, the average sunshine in December is 4.9h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Branford, Connecticut, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Branford?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Branford, CT

Average temperature in December - Branford, CT
  • Average high temperature in December: 41.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Branford, CT

Average pressure in December - Branford, CT
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in December
Branford, CT

Average wind speed in December - Branford, CT
  • Average wind speed in December: 10mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Branford, CT

Average humidity in December - Branford, CT
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Branford, CT

Average rainfall in December - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in December
Branford, CT

Average rainfall days in December - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Branford, CT

Average snowfall in December - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.42"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.11").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Branford, CT

Average snowfall days in December - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Branford, CT

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Branford, CT
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Branford, CT

Average sunshine days in December - Branford, CT
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Branford, CT

Average UV index in December - Branford, CT
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Branford, CT

Average cloud cover in December - Branford, CT
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Branford, CT

Average visibility in December - Branford, CT
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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