Pittsfield
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Pittsfield, MA

The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
December, the first month of the winter, in Pittsfield, is also a wintry month, with average temperature fluctuating between 34°F (1.1°C) and 19.4°F (-7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a frosty 46.8°F (8.2°C) in November, to a cold 34°F (1.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is 19.4°F (-7°C).

Rainfall

In Pittsfield, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 3" (76.2mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Pittsfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173 days and collects up to 45.4" (1152.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Pittsfield. During December, Pittsfield regularly aggregates up to 13.9" (353.1mm) of snow. In Pittsfield, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 75.9" (1927.8mm).

Daylight

With an average of 9.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Pittsfield.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Pittsfield are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 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 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.

What is the temperature in December in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, in December, the average high-temperature is 34°F (1.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

How much does it rain in Pittsfield in December?

In Pittsfield, during December, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 3" (76.2mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Pittsfield in December?

During December, Pittsfield regularly aggregates up to 13.9" (353.1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Pittsfield?

The month with the shortest days in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is December, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Pittsfield have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is 9.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Pittsfield?

November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Pittsfield.

How long on average sun shines in December in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, the average sunshine in December is 4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Pittsfield?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Pittsfield?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average high temperature in December: 34°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.6°F).

Average rainfall in December - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall in December: 3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in December - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July and August (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (11 days).

Average snowfall in December - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average snowfall in December: 13.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).