December weather forecast and climate
Cushing, ME

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Cushing, Maine, with temperature in the range of an average low of 28.4°F (-2°C) and an average high of 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a chilly 45.5°F (7.5°C) in November, to a wintry 37°F (2.8°C). In December, in Cushing, the average low-temperature is 28.4°F (-2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 77%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Cushing. In Cushing, Maine, during December, snow falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Cushing, there are 33.1 snowfall days, and 12.36" (314mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Cushing, the average water temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 4.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Cushing?

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

What is the rainiest month in Cushing?

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Cushing in December?

In Cushing, Maine, in December, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 3.35" (85mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Cushing?

In Cushing, Maine, in December, during 6.5 snowfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Cushing?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Cushing is 45.1°F (7.3°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cushing?

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

How many hours of daylight does Cushing have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Cushing is 9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cushing?

With an average of 4.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Cushing, Maine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cushing?

In December, the average sunshine in Cushing, Maine, is 4.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Cushing?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Cushing?

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

Average temperature in December
Cushing, ME

Average temperature in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (68.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 28.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (60.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Cushing, ME

Average pressure in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (30.04").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in December
Cushing, ME

Average wind speed in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 14.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (14.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (8.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Cushing, ME

Average humidity in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Cushing, ME

Average rainfall in December - Cushing, ME
  • 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 (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in December
Cushing, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Cushing, ME

Average snowfall in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.83").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Cushing, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Cushing, ME

Average sea temperature in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average sea temperature in December: 45°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (37.8°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Cushing, ME

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cushing, 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: 4.5h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Cushing, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Cushing, ME

Average UV index in December - Cushing, 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
Cushing, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Cushing, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
Cushing, ME

Average visibility in December - Cushing, 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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