December weather forecast and climate
Rifton, NY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Rifton, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and max 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a frosty 47.8°F (8.8°C) in November, to a wintry 37.6°F (3.1°C). In December, in Rifton, the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Rifton, New York, are February and December, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

Rainfall

In Rifton, during December, the rain falls for 9.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation. In Rifton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.4 days and collects up to 22.44" (570mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Rifton, New York, snow falls for 5.8 days, with typically accumulated 3.82" (97mm) of snow. In Rifton, New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.6 days, and aggregates up to 16.38" (416mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Rifton, New York, the average sunshine is 4.9h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Rifton?

In December, the average high-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What are the most humid months in Rifton?

February and December, with an average relative humidity of 82%, are most humid months in Rifton, New York.

What is the average humidity in December in Rifton?

In Rifton, the average relative humidity in December is 82%.

How many days does it rain in December in Rifton?

In Rifton, New York, in December, it is raining for 9.5 days, with typically 2.24" (57mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Rifton in December?

In Rifton, New York, in December, snow falls for 5.8 days, with typically accumulated 3.82" (97mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Rifton?

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

How many hours of daylight does Rifton have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Rifton, New York, is 9.2h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Rifton?

The average sunshine in December in Rifton is 4.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Rifton?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Rifton?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Rifton, New York, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Rifton, NY

Average temperature in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

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Average pressure in December
Rifton, NY

Average pressure in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.07"

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

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Average wind speed in December
Rifton, NY

Average wind speed in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Rifton, NY

Average humidity in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Rifton, NY

Average rainfall in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in December
Rifton, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Rifton, NY

Average snowfall in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.82"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.13").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Rifton, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Rifton, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Rifton, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Rifton, NY

Average UV index in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
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
Rifton, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in December
Rifton, NY

Average visibility in December - Rifton, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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