December weather forecast and climate
Elkins, NH

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Elkins, New Hampshire, with average temperature fluctuating between 20.7°F (-6.3°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a wintry 42.3°F (5.7°C) in November, to a freezing cold 31.3°F (-0.4°C). In Elkins, New Hampshire, the average low-temperature is 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

Humidity

In Elkins, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Elkins, New Hampshire, there are 146.9 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Elkins. In Elkins, New Hampshire, during 10 snowfall days, 6.85" (174mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Elkins, there are 57 snowfall days, and 34.45" (875mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Elkins, with an average of 9h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Elkins is 4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Elkins are February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. 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. 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 Elkins?

In December, in Elkins, New Hampshire, the average high-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Elkins?

In December, the average relative humidity is 83%.

How much does it rain in Elkins in December?

In Elkins, in December, during 10 rainfall days, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Elkins?

In December, it is snowing for 10 days. Throughout December, 6.85" (174mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Elkins?

With an average of 9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

The average length of the day in December is 9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Elkins?

In December, the average sunshine is 4h.

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

February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Elkins, New Hampshire.

What is the UV index reading in December in Elkins?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average high temperature in December: 31.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°F).

Average pressure in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average pressure in December: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

Average wind speed in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

Average humidity in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average humidity in December: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.95"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (1.93").

Average rainfall days in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.2 days).

Average snowfall in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.85"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (9.65").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average snowfall days in December: 10 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average daylight in December: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

Average sunshine days in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16.6 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are March and April (11.5 days).

Average UV index in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average cloud cover in December: 57

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 38).

Average visibility in December - Elkins, NH
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and September (4mi).