December weather forecast
North Tonawanda, NY

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Weather in December

December weather in North Tonawanda is synonymous with the holiday season, characterized by cold, snowy conditions. The city witnesses an average of 15.5 snowfall days, marking the commencement of winter in earnest. Despite the chill, December's weather is celebrated for its festive ambiance. The combination of twinkling holiday lights and a blanket of fresh snow creates a magical atmosphere that thrills residents and visitors alike.

Temperature

December's arrival correlates with a reduction in the average high-temperature, down from a chilly 45.5°F (7.5°C) in November to a cold 35.6°F (2°C). A mean low-temperature of 27.7°F (-2.4°C) is a distinguishing feature of December, indicating a slight dip from daytime highs.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In North Tonawanda, in December, during 10.5 rainfall days, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In North Tonawanda, in December, during 15.5 snowfall days, 5.24" (133mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In North Tonawanda, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.2 days and aggregates up to 30.94" (786mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in North Tonawanda, New York.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 4:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:50 pm EST.

Sunshine

In North Tonawanda, the average sunshine in December is 2.7h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the UV index of 1 transforms into the following advice:
While many people can endure lengthy sun exposure, it remains imperative to safeguard babies, children, and fair-skinned individuals. Midday Sun has the strongest UV rays, making it crucial to limit exposure and find shade. Stay sun-safe with clothing that is both closely woven and worn loosely. Be alert! Nearly double the UV rays from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
Updated: Jun 12, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in December?

In December, in North Tonawanda, the average high-temperature is 35.6°F (2°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What is the average humidity in December?

In North Tonawanda, the average relative humidity in December is 83%.

How many days does it rain in December?

In North Tonawanda, New York, during December, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December?

In North Tonawanda, during December, snow falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.24" (133mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does North Tonawanda have in December?

In North Tonawanda, the average day length in December is 9h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 4:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:50 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does North Tonawanda have in December?

In North Tonawanda, the average sunshine duration in December is 2.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December?

In North Tonawanda, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average temperature in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 35.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

Average pressure in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average pressure in December - North Tonawanda, 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 (29.92"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average wind speed in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

Average humidity in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average humidity in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 83%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

Average rainfall in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average rainfall in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average rainfall days in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

Average snowfall in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average snowfall in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average snowfall days in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average sunshine days in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

Average UV index in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average UV index in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average cloud cover in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 72

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in December
North Tonawanda, NY

Average visibility in December - North Tonawanda, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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