December weather forecast
Oakland Gardens, NY

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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Oakland Gardens, is also an icy month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 34.5°F (1.4°C) and an average high of 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Temperature

The shift from November to December involves a decrease in the average high-temperature, from a fresh 51.8°F (11°C) to an icy 42.4°F (5.8°C). Oakland Gardens navigates through December with a barely noticeable decrease in temperature at night, stabilizing at a still wintry 34.5°F (1.4°C).

Humidity

February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In December, in Oakland Gardens, the rain falls for 11.4 days. Throughout December, 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Oakland Gardens, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.6 days and collects up to 34.72" (882mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Oakland Gardens, New York, are January through April, November and December. In Oakland Gardens, in December, during 3 snowfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Oakland Gardens, during the entire year, snow falls for 15 days and aggregates up to 5.39" (137mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 18min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Oakland Gardens, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:28 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:37 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Oakland Gardens, 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 in Oakland Gardens, New York. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests this advice:
While most can endure approximately an hour in the sun without burning, children always require protection from sunlight. Direct Sun exposure should be minimized especially during midday when radiation is most intense. Safeguard your eyes, ears, and face from sun rays with the aid of a wide-brim hat. Be advised! The UV radiation from the Sun can be almost doubled due to the reflective properties of snow.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How cold does it get in Oakland Gardens in December?

Oakland Gardens in December has an average high-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 34.5°F (1.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 84.2°F (29°C).

What are the most humid months in Oakland Gardens?

The months with the highest humidity in Oakland Gardens are February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in December in Oakland Gardens?

The average relative humidity in December in Oakland Gardens is 75%.

How many days does it rain in December in Oakland Gardens?

In Oakland Gardens, in December, during 11.4 rainfall days, 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Oakland Gardens?

In Oakland Gardens, New York, in December, snow falls for 3 days, with typically accumulated 1.18" (30mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Oakland Gardens?

With an average of 9h and 18min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Oakland Gardens.

How many hours of daylight does Oakland Gardens have in December?

The average day length in December in Oakland Gardens, New York, is 9h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Oakland Gardens?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:28 pm. On the last day of the month, in Oakland Gardens, New York, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:37 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Oakland Gardens?

The average sunshine duration in December in Oakland Gardens, New York, is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Oakland Gardens?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Oakland Gardens, New York.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Oakland Gardens?

In Oakland Gardens, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average temperature in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 42.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 34.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average pressure in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average wind speed in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average humidity in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average rainfall in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average snowfall in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.18"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.85").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
The 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
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.3 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average UV index in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (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
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in December
Oakland Gardens, NY

Average visibility in December - Oakland Gardens, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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