December weather forecast
Hampden, ME

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Hampden, is also a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.4°F (0.2°C) and an average low of 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a chilly 43.3°F (6.3°C) in November, to a wintry 32.4°F (0.2°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

Humidity

In Hampden, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Hampden, in December, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 125.4 rainfall days, and 13.78" (350mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Hampden, during December, snow falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 49.7 snowfall days, and 14.88" (378mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 4.4h.

UV index

January through March, October through 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Hampden?

The average relative humidity in December in Hampden is 81%.

How many days does it rain in December in Hampden?

In Hampden, in December, during 9.4 rainfall days, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Hampden?

In Hampden, in December, snow falls for 8.6 days, with typically accumulated 2.4" (61mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Hampden?

The month with the shortest days in Hampden is December, with an average of 8.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Hampden have in December?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Hampden have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 4.4h.

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

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Hampden.

What is the UV index reading in December in Hampden?

In Hampden, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Hampden, ME

Average temperature in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Hampden, ME

Average pressure in December - Hampden, 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
Hampden, ME

Average wind speed in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Hampden, ME

Average humidity in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (77%).

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Average rainfall in December
Hampden, ME

Average rainfall in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.57").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.79").

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Average rainfall days in December
Hampden, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (13.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Hampden, ME

Average snowfall in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.9").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Hampden, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (11.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Hampden, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (12.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Hampden, ME

Average UV index in December - Hampden, 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, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Hampden, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in December
Hampden, ME

Average visibility in December - Hampden, ME
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (5mi).

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