December weather forecast
Chaffee, NY

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Chaffee, New York, with an average temperature varying between 24.3°F (-4.3°C) and 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Temperature

December weather is marked by a drop in the average high-temperature, falling from a chilly 43.3°F (6.3°C) in November to a wintry 33.6°F (0.9°C). During the month of December, the nighttime temperature falls to an average of 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

Humidity

In Chaffee, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

In Chaffee, during December, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation. In Chaffee, during the entire year, the rain falls for 174 days and collects up to 32.99" (838mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Chaffee, in December, snow falls for 19 days, with typically accumulated 9.17" (233mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 96.8 snowfall days, and 49.61" (1260mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Chaffee, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 4:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 4:50 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Chaffee, 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 value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, a daily maximum UV index of 1 leads to the following instructions:
It is important to always shield children, babies, and individuals with sensitive skin from prolonged exposure to the sun. To guard against the harmful effects of the Sun, minimize exposure during midday. Wearing a wide-brim hat can block approximately 50% of UV radiation, protecting the eyes. Take heed! Reflection from the snow can almost amplify the Sun's UV radiation by double.

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in December?

In December, in Chaffee, the average high-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December?

In Chaffee, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

How many days does it rain in December?

In Chaffee, during December, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December?

In Chaffee, in December, during 19 snowfall days, 9.17" (233mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December?

In December, the average day length is 9h and 7min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 4:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 4:50 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Chaffee have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 2.4h.

When is the lowest UV index?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Chaffee, NY

Average temperature in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.6°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 (27.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.2°F).

Average pressure in December
Chaffee, NY

Average pressure in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Chaffee, NY

Average wind speed in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.5mph).

Average humidity in December
Chaffee, NY

Average humidity in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (79%).

Average rainfall in December
Chaffee, NY

Average rainfall in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in December
Chaffee, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in December
Chaffee, NY

Average snowfall in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 9.17"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.57").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Chaffee, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 19 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Chaffee, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h and 2min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in December
Chaffee, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 5.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.7 days).

Average UV index in December
Chaffee, NY

Average UV index in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December
Chaffee, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 77

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 80).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in December
Chaffee, NY

Average visibility in December - Chaffee, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

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

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