December weather forecast
Ludington, MI

A big field with grass and sand next to the tall and colorful Sable Point Lighthouse in the scenic Ludington State Park, Michigan
A big field with grass and sand next to the tall and colorful Sable Point Lighthouse in the scenic Ludington State Park, Michigan

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Ludington, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and 33.4°F (0.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a frosty 43.5°F (6.4°C) in November to a wintry 33.4°F (0.8°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Ludington is 82%.

Rainfall

In Ludington, it is raining for 3.7 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Ludington, there are 96.6 rainfall days, and 8.58" (218mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Ludington, snow falls for 10.6 days, with typically accumulated 0.71" (18mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 47.7 snowfall days, and 4.45" (113mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Ludington, 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 in Ludington, with an average of 8h and 58min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:20 am and sunset at 5:17 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 2.4h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Ludington?

In Ludington, the average relative humidity in December is 82%.

How many days does it rain in December in Ludington?

In Ludington, Michigan, in December, during 3.7 rainfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Ludington in December?

In Ludington, in December, during 10.6 snowfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Ludington?

In Ludington, the average seawater temperature in December is 41°F (5°C). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ludington?

December has the shortest days of the year in Ludington, with an average of 8h and 58min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Ludington have in December?

In December, the average day length in Ludington, Michigan, is 8h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Ludington?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ludington, sunrise is at 8:20 am and sunset at 5:17 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Ludington have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Ludington is 2.4h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Ludington?

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

Average temperature in December
Ludington, MI

Average temperature in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Ludington, MI

Average pressure in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Ludington, MI

Average wind speed in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 13.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (14.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Ludington, MI

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Ludington, MI

Average rainfall in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in December
Ludington, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Ludington, MI

Average snowfall in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.34").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Ludington, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Ludington, MI

Average sea temperature in December - Ludington, 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
Ludington, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 25min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Ludington, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (15.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Ludington, MI

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Ludington, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Ludington, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 75

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 81).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in December
Ludington, MI

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

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

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