Kingston
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kingston, NY

December, the first month of the winter, in Kingston, is also a wintry month, with average temperature fluctuating between 19.4°F (-7°C) and 35.6°F (2°C).

Temperature

In Kingston, the average high-temperature in December drops, from a chilly 48.2°F (9°C) in November, to a wintry 35.6°F (2°C). In December, in Kingston, the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 3.2" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Kingston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 132 days and collects up to 41.8" (1062mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Kingston, New York, 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 average individuals.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 35.6°F (2°C), while the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

How much does it rain in Kingston in December?

In Kingston, in December, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 3.2" (82mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kingston?

The month with the shortest days in Kingston, New York, is December, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Kingston is 9.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kingston?

Months with the least sunshine are November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kingston?

The average sunshine in December in Kingston is 4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Kingston?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kingston?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 36°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14°F).

Average rainfall in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.6").

Average rainfall days in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).