December weather forecast and climate
Old Forge, NY

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Old Forge, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 19.4°F (-7°C) and max 29.1°F (-1.6°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a wintry 39.2°F (4°C) in November, to a freezing cold 29.1°F (-1.6°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

Humidity

In Old Forge, New York, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

In Old Forge, in December, during 7.9 rainfall days, 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 163 rainfall days, and 40.63" (1032mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Old Forge, during December, snow falls for 19.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.86" (352mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 114.2 snowfall days, and 82.4" (2093mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Old Forge, the average sunshine is 2.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Old Forge 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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 Old Forge?

In December, the average high-temperature is 29.1°F (-1.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Old Forge?

In December, the average relative humidity in Old Forge, New York, is 88%.

How much does it rain in Old Forge in December?

In Old Forge, during December, the rain falls for 7.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Old Forge?

In December, it is snowing for 19.5 days. Throughout December, 13.86" (352mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Old Forge?

With an average of 9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in Old Forge?

The average length of the day in December is 9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Old Forge?

The average sunshine in December in Old Forge is 2.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Old Forge?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Old Forge?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Old Forge, NY

Average temperature in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Old Forge, NY

Average pressure in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.05"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in December
Old Forge, NY

Average wind speed in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Old Forge, NY

Average humidity in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (78%).

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Average rainfall in December
Old Forge, NY

Average rainfall in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.48").

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Average rainfall days in December
Old Forge, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.1 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Old Forge, NY

Average snowfall in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 13.86"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (15.2").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Old Forge, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 19.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (21.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Old Forge, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.1h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Old Forge, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Old Forge, NY

Average UV index in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Old Forge, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 76

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 81).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in December
Old Forge, NY

Average visibility in December - Old Forge, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (4mi).

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