December weather forecast and climate
Kingston, NY

December, the first month of the winter, in Kingston, is also a wintry month, with average temperature varying between 37.4°F (3°C) and 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 47.8°F (8.8°C) in November, to a wintry 37.4°F (3°C). In Kingston, in December, the average low-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, in Kingston, New York, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout December, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Kingston, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.8 days and collects up to 26.1" (663mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Kingston. In Kingston, snow falls for 7.5 days, with typically accumulated 4.49" (114mm) of snow. In Kingston, during the entire year, snow falls for 40 days, and aggregates up to 19.02" (483mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Kingston?

In December, the average high-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

What is the most humid month in Kingston?

Months with the highest humidity are February and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in December in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average relative humidity in December is 81%.

How much does it rain in Kingston in December?

In Kingston, New York, during December, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Kingston?

In December, it is snowing for 7.5 days. Throughout December, 4.49" (114mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kingston?

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

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in December?

In Kingston, New York, the average length of the day in December is 9.2h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average sunshine in December is 5h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Kingston?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston, New York, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

Average pressure in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"

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

Average wind speed in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

Average humidity in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

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

Average rainfall in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

Average rainfall days in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (16.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.6 days).

Average snowfall in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.49"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.43").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.8 days).

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

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

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

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

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