December weather forecast
Gilford, NH

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Gilford, New Hampshire, with an average temperature fluctuating between 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops from a chilly 43.3°F (6.3°C) in November to a freezing cold 31.8°F (-0.1°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Gilford is 81%.

Rainfall

In December, in Gilford, the rain falls for 10.7 days. Throughout December, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gilford, there are 148.9 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Gilford, in December, during 11.7 snowfall days, 7.36" (187mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gilford, there are 60.5 snowfall days, and 40.47" (1028mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 1min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Gilford.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:10 pm. On the last day of December, in Gilford, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:18 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Gilford, New Hampshire, the average sunshine in December is 4.5h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Gilford?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Gilford, New Hampshire, is 31.8°F (-0.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Gilford?

In Gilford, the average relative humidity in December is 81%.

How much does it rain in Gilford in December?

In Gilford, New Hampshire, in December, it is raining for 10.7 days, with typically 3.11" (79mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gilford in December?

In December, in Gilford, New Hampshire, it is snowing for 11.7 days. Throughout December, 7.36" (187mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gilford?

The month with the shortest days in Gilford is December, with an average of 9h and 1min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December is 9h and 1min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Gilford?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:10 pm. On the last day of the month, in Gilford, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:18 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Gilford?

The average sunshine duration in December is 4.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Gilford?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Gilford, New Hampshire.

How high is the UV index in December in Gilford?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Gilford is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Gilford, NH

Average temperature in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average high temperature in December: 31.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Gilford, NH

Average pressure in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average pressure in December: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Gilford, NH

Average wind speed in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Gilford, NH

Average humidity in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

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

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Average rainfall in December
Gilford, NH

Average rainfall in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in December
Gilford, NH

Average rainfall days in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.7 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are April and May (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Gilford, NH

Average snowfall in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average snowfall in December: 7.36"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.14").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Gilford, NH

Average snowfall days in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average snowfall days in December: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Gilford, NH

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Gilford, NH

Average sunshine days in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Gilford, NH

Average UV index in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Gilford, NH

Average cloud cover in December - Gilford, NH
  • Average cloud cover in December: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in December
Gilford, NH

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

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

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