December weather forecast and climate
Saratoga Springs, NY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Saratoga Springs, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 24.4°F (-4.2°C) and max 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C) in November, to a wintry 33.6°F (0.9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

Humidity

In Saratoga Springs, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Saratoga Springs, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 1.77" (45mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 129 rainfall days, and 20.75" (527mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Saratoga Springs are January through May, October through December. In December, in Saratoga Springs, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout December, 3.74" (95mm) of snow is accumulated. In Saratoga Springs, during the entire year, snow falls for 36.4 days, and aggregates up to 17.4" (442mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Saratoga Springs, New York, the average sunshine in December is 4.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Saratoga Springs?

In Saratoga Springs, New York, in December, the average high-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Saratoga Springs?

In December, the average relative humidity in Saratoga Springs is 80%.

How much does it rain in Saratoga Springs in December?

In Saratoga Springs, New York, in December, during 8.3 rainfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In Saratoga Springs, in December, during 6.8 snowfall days, 3.74" (95mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December is 9.1h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Saratoga Springs?

In December, the average sunshine in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 4.1h.

What are the months with 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.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Saratoga Springs?

In Saratoga Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average temperature in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average pressure in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average wind speed in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average humidity in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average rainfall in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average snowfall in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.74"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.76").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.9 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
Saratoga Springs, NY

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.1h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (14.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average visibility in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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