December weather forecast
Saratoga Springs, NY

Weather in December

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

Temperature

In Saratoga Springs, New York, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C) in November to a cold 33.6°F (0.9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December 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

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Saratoga Springs, New York, during December, snow falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.74" (95mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 36.4 snowfall days, and 17.4" (442mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Saratoga Springs, New York, is December, with an average of 9h and 4min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 4:21 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 4:29 pm EST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 December, in Saratoga Springs, New York, the average high-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in July is evaluated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Saratoga Springs?

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

How much does it rain in Saratoga Springs in December?

In Saratoga Springs, during December, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

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

In Saratoga Springs, New York, in December, snow falls for 6.8 days, with typically accumulated 3.74" (95mm) of snow.

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

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 4min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Saratoga Springs?

The average day length in December in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 9h and 4min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Saratoga Springs?

On the first day of December in Saratoga Springs, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 4:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 4:29 pm EST.

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

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

What is the month 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 in Saratoga Springs.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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"Hg

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

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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").
The 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).
The 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: 9h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 6min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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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).
The 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

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

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