December weather forecast and climate
Long Island City, NY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Long Island City, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 34.2°F (1.2°C) and max 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Temperature

In Long Island City, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a cool 51.3°F (10.7°C) in November, to a wintry 42.4°F (5.8°C). In Long Island City, the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Long Island City, during 5.8 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Long Island City, there are 89.8 rainfall days, and 6.73" (171mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. Months with the most snowfall are February, March and December, with an average 0.16" (4mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Long Island City is 5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Long Island City are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Long Island City?

In December, in Long Island City, the average high-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

What is the most humid month in Long Island City?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Long Island City?

In Long Island City, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How much does it rain in Long Island City in December?

In December, in Long Island City, the rain falls for 5.8 days. Throughout December, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Long Island City?

December is the first month it typically snows in Long Island City. Throughout December, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Long Island City?

Months with the most snowfall in Long Island City are February, March and December, with an average 0.16" (4mm) of accumulated snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Long Island City?

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Long Island City, New York.

How many hours of daylight does Long Island City have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Long Island City?

The average sunshine in December in Long Island City, New York, is 5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Long Island City?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Long Island City?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Long Island City, NY

Average temperature in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 42.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 34.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Long Island City, NY

Average pressure in December - Long Island City, 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
Long Island City, NY

Average wind speed in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Long Island City, NY

Average humidity in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.75").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in December
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.16"

Months with the highest snowfall are February, March and December (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.5 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.6 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
Long Island City, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Long Island City, 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
Long Island City, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and December (24 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Long Island City, NY

Average UV index in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, 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
Long Island City, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Long Island City, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Long Island City, NY

Average visibility in December - Long Island City, 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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