December weather forecast and climate
Elsmere, DE

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Elsmere, is still a chilly month, with average temperature ranging between min 32.9°F (0.5°C) and max 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a fresh 53.4°F (11.9°C) in November, to a frosty 44.2°F (6.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Elsmere, Delaware, is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Humidity

In Elsmere, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 11 days and accumulates 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Elsmere are January through May, November and December. In Elsmere, Delaware, during December, snow falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of snow. In Elsmere, during the entire year, snow falls for 17.8 days, and aggregates up to 10.28" (261mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Elsmere is December, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Elsmere is 5.2h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Elsmere?

In December, in Elsmere, Delaware, the average high-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Elsmere?

In December, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How much does it rain in Elsmere in December?

In Elsmere, Delaware, in December, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 3.35" (85mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Elsmere?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Elsmere, Delaware. Rain falls for 11 days and accumulates 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Elsmere in December?

In Elsmere, Delaware, in December, during 3 snowfall days, 1.26" (32mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Elsmere?

With an average of 9.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Elsmere.

What is the average length of the day in December in Elsmere?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Elsmere?

In Elsmere, the average sunshine in December is 5.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Elsmere?

Months with the lowest UV index in Elsmere are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Elsmere?

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

Average temperature in December
Elsmere, DE

Average temperature in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average high temperature in December: 44.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Elsmere, DE

Average pressure in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average pressure in December: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in December
Elsmere, DE

Average wind speed in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Elsmere, DE

Average humidity in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Elsmere, DE

Average rainfall in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in December
Elsmere, DE

Average rainfall days in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Elsmere, DE

Average snowfall in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.26"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.54").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Elsmere, DE

Average snowfall days in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.5 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
Elsmere, DE

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average daylight in December: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Elsmere, DE

Average sunshine days in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Elsmere, DE

Average UV index in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Elsmere, DE

Average cloud cover in December - Elsmere, DE
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 46).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Elsmere, DE

Average visibility in December - Elsmere, DE
  • 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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