December weather forecast and climate
Rangeley, ME

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Rangeley, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.9°F (-3.4°C) and 14.9°F (-9.5°C).

Temperature

In Rangeley, the average high-temperature drops, from a cold 37.2°F (2.9°C) in November, to a freezing cold 25.9°F (-3.4°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 14.9°F (-9.5°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Rangeley, Maine, is 87%.

Rainfall

In December, in Rangeley, the rain falls for 11.4 days. Throughout December, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Rangeley, Maine, there are 165.8 rainfall days, and 28.9" (734mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Rangeley are January through May, October through December. In Rangeley, in December, during 18.8 snowfall days, 8.5" (216mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Rangeley, there are 96.1 snowfall days, and 50.51" (1283mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 8.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Rangeley, Maine, is 3.2h.

UV index

February, March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Rangeley. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. 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 Rangeley?

In December, the average relative humidity is 87%.

How many days does it rain in December in Rangeley?

In Rangeley, Maine, during December, the rain falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Rangeley in December?

In December, in Rangeley, it is snowing for 18.8 days. Throughout December, 8.5" (216mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Rangeley?

With an average of 8.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Rangeley.

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

In Rangeley, the average length of the day in December is 8.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rangeley have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 3.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Rangeley?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Rangeley?

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

Average temperature in December
Rangeley, ME

Average temperature in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 25.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 14.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Rangeley, ME

Average pressure in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in December
Rangeley, ME

Average wind speed in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Rangeley, ME

Average humidity in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (77%).

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Average rainfall in December
Rangeley, ME

Average rainfall in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.15").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February, July and August (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in December
Rangeley, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Rangeley, ME

Average snowfall in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 8.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (12.6").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Rangeley, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 18.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.9 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
Rangeley, ME

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Rangeley, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Rangeley, ME

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Rangeley, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 70

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 75).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in December
Rangeley, ME

Average visibility in December - Rangeley, ME
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

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

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