Poughkeepsie
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Poughkeepsie, NY

An aerial shot of the colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York, near a big river, taken in the fall
An aerial shot of the colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York, near a big river, taken in the fall
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Poughkeepsie, New York, with average temperature varying between 21°F (-6.1°C) and 39°F (3.9°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a fresh 51.1°F (10.6°C) in November, to a wintry 39°F (3.9°C). In December, in Poughkeepsie, the average low-temperature is 21°F (-6.1°C).

Rainfall

Throughout December, 3.2" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, 44.1" (1120.6mm) of rain is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in Poughkeepsie?

In December, in Poughkeepsie, New York, the average high-temperature is 39°F (3.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 21°F (-6.1°C).

How much does it rain in Poughkeepsie in December?

Throughout December, 3.2" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Poughkeepsie in December?

During December, Poughkeepsie regularly aggregates up to 8.5" (215.9mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Poughkeepsie?

December has the shortest days of the year in Poughkeepsie, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Poughkeepsie?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.2h.
Average temperature in December - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 39°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15°F).

Average rainfall in December - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.2"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and July (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.5").

Average snowfall in December - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 8.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (13").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in December - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).