Saratoga Springs
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Saratoga Springs, NY

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Saratoga Springs, New York, with average temperature varying between 19.9°F (-6.7°C) and 36°F (2.2°C).

Temperature

In Saratoga Springs, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 48°F (8.9°C) in November, to a wintry 36°F (2.2°C). In Saratoga Springs, the average low-temperature is 19.9°F (-6.7°C).

Rainfall

In Saratoga Springs, in December, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 3.4" (85.6mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Saratoga Springs, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 139 days and collects up to 44.9" (1139.4mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 9.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Saratoga Springs.

Sunshine

November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Saratoga Springs. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
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.

What is the temperature in December in Saratoga Springs?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Saratoga Springs, is 36°F (2.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 19.9°F (-6.7°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Saratoga Springs?

In Saratoga Springs, in December, during 13 rainfall days, 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Saratoga Springs?

December has the shortest days of the year in Saratoga Springs, New York, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Saratoga Springs have in December?

In Saratoga Springs, the average length of the day in December is 9.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Saratoga Springs?

Months with the least sunshine in Saratoga Springs, New York, are November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Saratoga Springs have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Saratoga Springs?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Saratoga Springs, New York.

How high is the UV index in December in Saratoga Springs?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 36°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13°F).

Average rainfall in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.6").

Average rainfall days in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, November and December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, September and October (10 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).