Augusta
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Augusta, ME

 Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Augusta, Maine, with average temperature varying between 33.4°F (0.8°C) and 18.7°F (-7.4°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, the average high-temperature drops, from a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C) in November, to a cold 33.4°F (0.8°C). In Augusta, Maine, in December, the average low-temperature is 18.7°F (-7.4°C).

Rainfall

In Augusta, during 11.4 rainfall days, 3.2" (82.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 135.4 rainfall days, and 41.8" (1062.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Augusta, Maine, during 6.8 snowfall days, 14.5" (368.3mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 34 snowfall days, and 73.5" (1866.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 8.9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Augusta.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Augusta?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 33.4°F (0.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 18.7°F (-7.4°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, in December, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 3.2" (82.3mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Augusta?

In December, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout December, 14.5" (368.3mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Augusta?

December has the shortest days of the year in Augusta, with an average of 8.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in December?

In Augusta, the average length of the day in December is 8.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Augusta?

Months with the least sunshine in Augusta, Maine, are January, November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Augusta have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Augusta, Maine, is 4h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Augusta.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Augusta is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11°F).

Average rainfall in December - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.2"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.4").

Average rainfall days in December - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in December - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 14.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (20").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 8.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).