December weather forecast
Hinsdale, NY

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also an icy month in Hinsdale, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.9°F (-4.5°C) and an average high of 33.8°F (1°C).

Temperature

In Hinsdale, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a frosty 43.5°F (6.4°C) in November to a wintry 33.8°F (1°C). An average temperature of 23.9°F (-4.5°C) is recorded during the nights in December.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 88%.

Rainfall

In Hinsdale, during December, the rain falls for 8.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Hinsdale, there are 168.9 rainfall days, and 30" (762mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Hinsdale, New York, are January through May, October through December. In Hinsdale, New York, in December, snow falls for 18.8 days, with typically accumulated 9.25" (235mm) of snow. In Hinsdale, New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 92.6 days and aggregates up to 43.58" (1107mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 12min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of December, in Hinsdale, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 4:51 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 2.5h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Hinsdale. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interprets into the following advice:
Those with sensitive skin, infants, and children require constant safeguarding from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun is most powerful around mid-day, so it's a good practice to reduce direct exposure. To mitigate harm from sun exposure, pick sunglasses offering UVA and UVB defense. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Hinsdale in December?

The high-temperature, in December, in Hinsdale, records 33.8°F (1°C), while the low-temperature is 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Hinsdale?

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

How much does it rain in Hinsdale in December?

In Hinsdale, in December, it is raining for 8.9 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Hinsdale?

In Hinsdale, during December, snow falls for 18.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.25" (235mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Hinsdale?

December has the shortest days of the year in Hinsdale, with an average of 9h and 12min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Hinsdale have in December?

In Hinsdale, the average day length in December is 9h and 10min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Hinsdale?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of the month, in Hinsdale, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 4:51 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Hinsdale have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Hinsdale, New York, is 2.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hinsdale?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Hinsdale?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average temperature in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average pressure in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average wind speed in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Hinsdale, NY

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May, June and July (79%).

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Average rainfall in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average rainfall in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average snowfall in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 9.25"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10.63").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 18.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (20.2 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
Hinsdale, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Hinsdale, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Hinsdale, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Hinsdale, NY

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Hinsdale, NY

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 79).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 43).

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Average visibility in December
Hinsdale, NY

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

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

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