December weather forecast
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, with temperature in the range of an average high of 36.5°F (2.5°C) and an average low of 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 46°F (7.8°C) in November, to a wintry 36.5°F (2.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Cape Elizabeth, is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Humidity

In Cape Elizabeth, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In December, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, the rain falls for 7.9 days. Throughout December, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Cape Elizabeth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 127 days and collects up to 21.93" (557mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In December, in Cape Elizabeth, it is snowing for 5.4 days. Throughout December, 2.28" (58mm) of snow is accumulated. In Cape Elizabeth, during the entire year, snow falls for 29.7 days, and aggregates up to 11.73" (298mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Cape Elizabeth are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 average humidity in December in Cape Elizabeth?

In December, the average relative humidity in Cape Elizabeth is 77%.

How many days does it rain in December in Cape Elizabeth?

In Cape Elizabeth, in December, it is raining for 7.9 days, with typically 2.01" (51mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Cape Elizabeth in December?

In December, in Cape Elizabeth, it is snowing for 5.4 days. Throughout December, 2.28" (58mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cape Elizabeth?

The month with the shortest days in Cape Elizabeth is December, with an average of 9h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Cape Elizabeth?

In Cape Elizabeth, Maine, the average length of the day in December is 9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cape Elizabeth?

With an average of 4.8h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cape Elizabeth?

In December, the average sunshine in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is 4.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cape Elizabeth?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Cape Elizabeth?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Cape Elizabeth is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average temperature in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 36.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average pressure in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 30.01"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average wind speed in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average humidity in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average rainfall in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.18").

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Average rainfall days in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average snowfall in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.91").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average UV index in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
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
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Average visibility in December - Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • 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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