December weather forecast
Holland, MI

A windmill stands in the middle of a large field full of bright tulip flowers in Holland, Michigan
A windmill stands in the middle of a large field full of bright tulip flowers in Holland, Michigan

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Holland, Michigan, with average temperature ranging between max 35.1°F (1.7°C) and min 28.2°F (-2.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a chilly 45.5°F (7.5°C) in November, to a cold 35.1°F (1.7°C). In December, in Holland, the average low-temperature is 28.2°F (-2.1°C).

Humidity

In Holland, the average relative humidity is 82%.

Rainfall

In Holland, in December, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 1.61" (41mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Holland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149.3 days and collects up to 25.91" (658mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Holland are January through May, October through December. In December, in Holland, it is snowing for 14.1 days. Throughout December, 3.27" (83mm) of snow is accumulated. In Holland, during the entire year, snow falls for 63.5 days, and aggregates up to 17.44" (443mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Holland, Michigan, the average seawater temperature in December is 41°F (5°C).
Note: Swimming in 41°F (5°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.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 3.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Holland?

The average relative humidity in December is 82%.

How much does it rain in Holland in December?

In December, in Holland, Michigan, the rain falls for 8.2 days. Throughout December, 1.61" (41mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Holland in December?

In Holland, in December, snow falls for 14.1 days, with typically accumulated 3.27" (83mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in December in Holland?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Holland is 41°F (5°C). Swimming in 41°F (5°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Holland?

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

How many hours of daylight does Holland have in December?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Holland have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Holland is 3.1h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Holland?

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

Average temperature in December
Holland, MI

Average temperature in December - Holland, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 35.1°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 (29.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 28.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Holland, MI

Average pressure in December - Holland, MI
  • Average pressure in December: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in December
Holland, MI

Average wind speed in December - Holland, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Holland, MI

Average humidity in December - Holland, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Holland, MI

Average rainfall in December - Holland, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.61"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in December
Holland, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Holland, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Holland, MI

Average snowfall in December - Holland, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.27"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.53").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Holland, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Holland, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Holland, MI

Average sea temperature in December - Holland, MI
  • Average sea temperature in December: 41°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Holland, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Holland, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Holland, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Holland, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (7.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Holland, MI

Average UV index in December - Holland, MI
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Holland, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Holland, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 69

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in December
Holland, MI

Average visibility in December - Holland, MI
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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