December weather forecast
Kensington, NY

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Kensington, is still a cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 34.5°F (1.4°C) and max 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a fresh 51.8°F (11°C) in November, to a wintry 42.4°F (5.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Kensington, is 34.5°F (1.4°C).

Humidity

February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 11.4 days. Throughout December, 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 155.6 rainfall days, and 34.72" (882mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Kensington are January through April, November and December. In Kensington, snow falls for 3 days, with typically accumulated 1.18" (30mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 15 snowfall days, and 5.39" (137mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kensington.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kensington. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Kensington?

Months with the highest humidity in Kensington are February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in December in Kensington?

In Kensington, New York, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How much does it rain in Kensington in December?

In Kensington, New York, during December, the rain falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kensington in December?

In December, in Kensington, it is snowing for 3 days. Throughout December, 1.18" (30mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kensington?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kensington have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 9.3h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kensington?

The average sunshine in December in Kensington, New York, is 5h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Kensington are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Kensington?

In Kensington, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Kensington, NY

Average temperature in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 42.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 34.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Kensington, NY

Average pressure in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.07"

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

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Average wind speed in December
Kensington, NY

Average wind speed in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Kensington, NY

Average humidity in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kensington, NY

Average rainfall in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kensington, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kensington, NY

Average snowfall in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.18"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.85").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Kensington, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kensington, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.3 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kensington, NY

Average UV index in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Kensington, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in December
Kensington, NY

Average visibility in December - Kensington, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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