Paul Smiths
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Paul Smiths, NY

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Paul Smiths, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 18.1°F (-7.7°C) and 28.2°F (-2.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a cold 38.8°F (3.8°C) in November, to a subzero cold 28.2°F (-2.1°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 18.1°F (-7.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

In Paul Smiths, during December, the rain falls for 8.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Paul Smiths, there are 162.6 rainfall days, and 33.46" (850mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In December, in Paul Smiths, it is snowing for 22.2 days. Throughout December, 11.46" (291mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Paul Smiths, New York, there are 120.5 snowfall days, and 74.72" (1898mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 2.7h.

UV index

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Paul Smiths, New York. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Paul Smiths?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Paul Smiths, is 28.2°F (-2.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 18.1°F (-7.7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Paul Smiths?

The average relative humidity in December in Paul Smiths is 88%.

How many days does it rain in December in Paul Smiths?

In Paul Smiths, in December, it is raining for 8.9 days, with typically 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Paul Smiths?

In December, in Paul Smiths, New York, it is snowing for 22.2 days. Throughout December, 11.46" (291mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Paul Smiths?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Paul Smiths have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Paul Smiths, New York, is 8.9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Paul Smiths?

In Paul Smiths, New York, the average sunshine in December is 2.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Paul Smiths?

January through March 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 Paul Smiths?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Paul Smiths, New York, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.2°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 (22.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

Average humidity in December - Paul Smiths, 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 (77%).

Average rainfall in December - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.46").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (2.05").

Average rainfall days in December - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in December - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 11.46"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.88").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 22.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (24.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 8.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

Average UV index in December - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

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