December weather forecast
Dover Plains, NY

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Dover Plains, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops from a frosty 47.3°F (8.5°C) in November to a wintry 37.2°F (2.9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

February and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are the most humid months in Dover Plains.

Rainfall

In December, in Dover Plains, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout December, 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 160.1 rainfall days, and 32.99" (838mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Dover Plains, New York, during December, snow falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.58" (91mm) of snow. In Dover Plains, during the entire year, snow falls for 41.2 days and aggregates up to 20.28" (515mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 13min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Dover Plains.
On the first day of December in Dover Plains, New York, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 4:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 4:33 pm EST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Dover Plains is 4.5h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Dover Plains is December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 temperature in December in Dover Plains?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Dover Plains, New York, is 37.2°F (2.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C). in July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What are the most humid months in Dover Plains?

The months with the highest humidity in Dover Plains are February and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in December in Dover Plains?

In Dover Plains, New York, the average relative humidity in December is 81%.

How many days does it rain in December in Dover Plains?

In Dover Plains, during December, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Dover Plains in December?

In December, it is snowing for 7.5 days. Throughout December, 3.58" (91mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Dover Plains?

December has the shortest days of the year in Dover Plains, New York, with an average of 9h and 13min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Dover Plains?

The average day length in December in Dover Plains is 9h and 13min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Dover Plains?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 4:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 4:33 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Dover Plains have in December?

In Dover Plains, New York, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Dover Plains?

The month with the lowest UV index in Dover Plains is December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Dover Plains?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average temperature in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average pressure in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average wind speed in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average humidity in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average rainfall in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.31"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average snowfall in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.58"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.16").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10.6 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
Dover Plains, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 13min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average UV index in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 53).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in December
Dover Plains, NY

Average visibility in December - Dover Plains, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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