December weather forecast and climate
Kingston, MA

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Kingston, Massachusetts, with average temperature ranging between min 32.9°F (0.5°C) and max 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a cool 50.7°F (10.4°C) in November, to a wintry 41.9°F (5.5°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Kingston, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 1.54" (39mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kingston, Massachusetts, there are 132.2 rainfall days, and 16.3" (414mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Kingston, during December, snow falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Kingston, there are 23.3 snowfall days, and 5.87" (149mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Kingston, in December, the average water temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

With an average of 9.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kingston, Massachusetts.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are February and December, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kingston. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Kingston?

In Kingston, the average relative humidity in December is 76%.

How many days does it rain in December in Kingston?

In Kingston, in December, during 9.8 rainfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Kingston in December?

In Kingston, Massachusetts, in December, during 4 snowfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Kingston?

In Kingston, in December, the average water temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C). Swimming in 46.9°F (8.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kingston?

The month with the shortest days in Kingston is December, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day is 9.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kingston?

February and December, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kingston, Massachusetts.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kingston?

In December, the average sunshine in Kingston is 4.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kingston?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Kingston?

In Kingston, Massachusetts, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Kingston, MA

Average temperature in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average high temperature in December: 41.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Kingston, MA

Average pressure in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.03"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in December
Kingston, MA

Average wind speed in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Kingston, MA

Average humidity in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kingston, MA

Average rainfall in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.54"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and October (1.65").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.02").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kingston, MA

Average rainfall days in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kingston, MA

Average snowfall in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.02"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.77").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Kingston, MA

Average snowfall days in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Kingston, MA

Average sea temperature in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average sea temperature in December: 46.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.2°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Kingston, MA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.7).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kingston, MA

Average sunshine days in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kingston, MA

Average UV index in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Kingston, MA

Average cloud cover in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Kingston, MA

Average visibility in December - Kingston, MA
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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