December weather forecast
Monkton, MD

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Monkton, Maryland, with an average temperature fluctuating between 43.7°F (6.5°C) and 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Temperature

In Monkton, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a cool 52.9°F (11.6°C) in November to a frosty 43.7°F (6.5°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Monkton, it is raining for 9.7 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Monkton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.7 days and collects up to 32.68" (830mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Monkton. In December, in Monkton, it is snowing for 3.4 days. Throughout December, 1.38" (35mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Monkton, there are 19.9 snowfall days, and 9.72" (247mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 26min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Monkton.
On the first day of December in Monkton, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:43 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 4:52 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Monkton, the average sunshine in December is 4.9h.

UV index

January, February, November and 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 minimal health hazard from 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:
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 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 Monkton?

In Monkton, the average relative humidity in December is 78%.

How much does it rain in Monkton in December?

In Monkton, in December, it is raining for 9.7 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Monkton in December?

In December, in Monkton, Maryland, it is snowing for 3.4 days. Throughout December, 1.38" (35mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Monkton?

With an average of 9h and 26min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Monkton, Maryland.

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

In December, the average day length in Monkton is 9h and 26min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Monkton?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:43 pm. On the last day of the month, in Monkton, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 4:52 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Monkton have in December?

In Monkton, Maryland, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Monkton?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Monkton?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Monkton, MD

Average temperature in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average high temperature in December: 43.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Monkton, MD

Average pressure in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Monkton, MD

Average wind speed in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Monkton, MD

Average humidity in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Monkton, MD

Average rainfall in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in December
Monkton, MD

Average rainfall days in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Monkton, MD

Average snowfall in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.38"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.87").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Monkton, MD

Average snowfall days in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.4 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5.6 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
Monkton, MD

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 55min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Monkton, MD

Average sunshine days in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Monkton, MD

Average UV index in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Monkton, MD

Average cloud cover in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average cloud cover in December: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
Monkton, MD

Average visibility in December - Monkton, MD
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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