December weather forecast
Kingston, NY

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Kingston, is still a cold month, with an 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 chilly 47.8°F (8.8°C) in November to a cold 37.4°F (3°C). 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 the most humid months in Kingston.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout December, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kingston, New York, there are 152.8 rainfall days, and 26.1" (663mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In December, in Kingston, it is snowing for 7.5 days. Throughout December, 4.49" (114mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kingston, there are 40 snowfall days, and 19.02" (483mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 11min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 4:25 pm. On the last day of December, in Kingston, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 4:34 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Kingston, the average sunshine in December 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. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 is the most humid month in Kingston?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Kingston?

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

How much does it rain in Kingston in December?

In December, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout December, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Kingston in December?

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?

With an average of 9h and 11min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kingston.

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in December?

The average day length in December in Kingston is 9h and 11min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Kingston?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 4:25 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kingston, New York, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 4:34 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kingston?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Kingston?

The 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?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average pressure in December
Kingston, NY

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

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

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Average wind speed in December
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average humidity in December
Kingston, NY

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

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

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Average rainfall in December
Kingston, NY

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").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average snowfall in December
Kingston, NY

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

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

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Average snowfall days in December
Kingston, NY

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).
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
Kingston, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kingston, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • 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).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average UV index in December
Kingston, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The 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
Kingston, NY

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).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in December
Kingston, NY

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

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

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