December weather forecast and climate
Elmira, NY

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Elmira, is still a cold month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 35.2°F (1.8°C) and an average low of 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

Temperature

In Elmira, New York, the average high-temperature drops, from a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C) in November, to a cold 35.2°F (1.8°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 84%.

Rainfall

In December, in Elmira, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout December, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Elmira, there are 172.7 rainfall days, and 29.57" (751mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Elmira are January through May, October through December. In Elmira, in December, snow falls for 14.9 days, with typically accumulated 5.94" (151mm) of snow. In Elmira, during the entire year, snow falls for 76.6 days, and aggregates up to 34.61" (879mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Elmira, New York.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 3.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Elmira are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Elmira?

In December, in Elmira, New York, the average high-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Elmira?

In December, the average relative humidity in Elmira, New York, is 84%.

How many days does it rain in December in Elmira?

In December, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout December, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Elmira in December?

In Elmira, in December, during 14.9 snowfall days, 5.94" (151mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Elmira?

With an average of 9.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Elmira, New York.

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

In Elmira, the average length of the day in December is 9.2h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Elmira?

In Elmira, New York, the average sunshine in December is 3.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Elmira?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Elmira?

In Elmira, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Elmira, NY

Average temperature in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 35.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Elmira, NY

Average pressure in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in December
Elmira, NY

Average wind speed in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Elmira, NY

Average humidity in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May, June and July (78%).

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Average rainfall in December
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in December
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.94"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.82").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.7 days).
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
Elmira, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.1h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Elmira, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Elmira, NY

Average UV index in December - Elmira, NY
  • 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 January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Elmira, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 68

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 69).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in December
Elmira, NY

Average visibility in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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