December weather forecast
Patten, ME

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Patten, Maine, with an average temperature fluctuating between 28.2°F (-2.1°C) and 18.1°F (-7.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a cold 40.1°F (4.5°C) in November to a subzero cold 28.2°F (-2.1°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 18.1°F (-7.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Patten is 84%.

Rainfall

In Patten, during December, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 156.1 rainfall days, and 26.89" (683mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Patten, snow falls for 14.5 days, with typically accumulated 8.78" (223mm) of snow. In Patten, during the entire year, snow falls for 78.3 days and aggregates up to 45.63" (1159mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 8h and 43min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Patten.
On the first day of December in Patten, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 3:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 3:58 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 4.1h.

UV index

February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
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 average humidity in December in Patten?

The average relative humidity in December in Patten is 84%.

How much does it rain in Patten in December?

In December, in Patten, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout December, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Patten?

In Patten, Maine, in December, snow falls for 14.5 days, with typically accumulated 8.78" (223mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Patten?

December has the shortest days of the year in Patten, Maine, with an average of 8h and 43min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Patten?

In Patten, the average day length in December is 8h and 43min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Patten?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 3:50 pm. On the last day of the month, in Patten, Maine, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 3:58 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Patten?

In Patten, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Patten?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Patten?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Patten, Maine, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Patten, ME

Average temperature in December - Patten, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.1°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 (9.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Patten, ME

Average pressure in December - Patten, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 30"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.03"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Patten, ME

Average wind speed in December - Patten, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Patten, ME

Average humidity in December - Patten, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Patten, ME

Average rainfall in December - Patten, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.83").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and July (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in December
Patten, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Patten, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Patten, ME

Average snowfall in December - Patten, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 8.78"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10.24").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Patten, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Patten, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (16.8 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
Patten, ME

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Patten, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 43min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Patten, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Patten, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Patten, ME

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Patten, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Patten, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 40).

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Average visibility in December
Patten, ME

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

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (4mi).

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