December weather forecast
South Schodack, NY

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in South Schodack, New York, with an average temperature ranging between max 34.7°F (1.5°C) and min 24.1°F (-4.4°C).

Temperature

Welcoming December, South Schodack observes a shift in the average high-temperature, falling from November's chilly 45.3°F (7.4°C) to a wintry 34.7°F (1.5°C). Nighttime temperature lowers to an average of 24.1°F (-4.4°C) in December.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 82%.

Rainfall

In South Schodack, during December, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation. In South Schodack, during the entire year, the rain falls for 151.6 days and collects up to 28.78" (731mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In December, in South Schodack, it is snowing for 7.8 days. Throughout December, 4.61" (117mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 41.1 snowfall days, and 18.9" (480mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in South Schodack.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 4:22 pm. On the last day of December, in South Schodack, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 4:31 pm EST.

Sunshine

In South Schodack, the average sunshine in December is 4.2h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in South Schodack. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 1 during December translates into the following directions:
Babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin should always have protection against extended sun exposure. Avoiding direct sunlight during midday hours helps reduce the risk from intense UV radiation. 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. Consider this! The reflection from snow can almost double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in South Schodack in December?

December temperatures in South Schodack, New York, vary between a high-temperature of 34.7°F (1.5°C) and a low-temperature of 24.1°F (-4.4°C). In July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is evaluated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in December in South Schodack?

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

How much does it rain in South Schodack in December?

In South Schodack, in December, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in South Schodack in December?

In South Schodack, New York, in December, during 7.8 snowfall days, 4.61" (117mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in South Schodack?

With an average of 9h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in South Schodack, New York.

What is the average length of the day in December in South Schodack?

The average day length in December in South Schodack, New York, is 9h and 7min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in South Schodack?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 4:22 pm. On the last day of the month, in South Schodack, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 4:31 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in South Schodack?

In December, the average sunshine duration in South Schodack is 4.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in South Schodack?

The months with the lowest UV index in South Schodack are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in South Schodack?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
South Schodack, NY

Average temperature in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 34.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.5°F).

Average pressure in December
South Schodack, NY

Average pressure in December - South Schodack, 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).

Average wind speed in December
South Schodack, NY

Average wind speed in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

Average humidity in December
South Schodack, NY

Average humidity in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in December
South Schodack, NY

Average rainfall in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.61").

Average rainfall days in December
South Schodack, NY

Average rainfall days in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.1 days).

Average snowfall in December
South Schodack, NY

Average snowfall in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.12").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December
South Schodack, NY

Average snowfall days in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
South Schodack, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 1min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in December
South Schodack, NY

Average sunshine days in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.4 days).

Average UV index in December
South Schodack, NY

Average UV index in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December
South Schodack, NY

Average cloud cover in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 59).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

Average visibility in December
South Schodack, NY

Average visibility in December - South Schodack, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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