December weather forecast
Madison, ME

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Madison, Maine, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.8°F (-1.2°C) and an average low of 19.4°F (-7°C).

Temperature

In Madison, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a cold 41.9°F (5.5°C) in November to a subzero cold 29.8°F (-1.2°C). In December, in Madison, the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 82%.

Rainfall

In Madison, in December, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Madison, there are 100.6 rainfall days, and 8.82" (224mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Madison, Maine, are January through May, October through December. In Madison, in December, during 8.8 snowfall days, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 42.1 snowfall days, and 11.54" (293mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8h and 52min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 4:00 pm. On the last day of December, in Madison, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:08 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Madison is 4.6h.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Madison is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Madison?

In Madison, Maine, in December, the average high-temperature is 29.8°F (-1.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Madison?

In Madison, the average relative humidity in December is 82%.

How many days does it rain in December in Madison?

In Madison, during December, the rain falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Madison?

In Madison, Maine, in December, during 8.8 snowfall days, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Madison?

With an average of 8h and 52min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Madison have in December?

The average day length in December is 8h and 52min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Madison?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 4:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:08 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Madison?

The average sunshine duration in December in Madison is 4.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Madison?

In Madison, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Madison, ME

Average temperature in December - Madison, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.8°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 (24.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Madison, ME

Average pressure in December - Madison, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 30.01"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Madison, ME

Average wind speed in December - Madison, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Madison, ME

Average humidity in December - Madison, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and November (77%).

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Average rainfall in December
Madison, ME

Average rainfall in December - Madison, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.1").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in December
Madison, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Madison, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Madison, ME

Average snowfall in December - Madison, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.76").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Madison, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Madison, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.5 days).
The 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
Madison, ME

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Madison, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Madison, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Madison, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (15.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Madison, ME

Average UV index in December - Madison, ME
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Madison, ME

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

The months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in December
Madison, ME

Average visibility in December - Madison, ME
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (4mi).

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