December weather forecast
Utica, NY

An aerial panorama of the dense city of Utica, New York
An aerial panorama of the dense city of Utica, New York

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Utica, is still a cold month, with average temperature varying between 32.4°F (0.2°C) and 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a chilly 42.8°F (6°C) in November, to a cold 32.4°F (0.2°C). In Utica, the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Humidity

In Utica, the average relative humidity is 86%.

Rainfall

In Utica, during 12.3 rainfall days, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Utica, there are 175.3 rainfall days, and 38.9" (988mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Utica, in December, during 16.8 snowfall days, 10.16" (258mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 90 snowfall days, and 47.6" (1209mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 2.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Utica are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 average humidity in December in Utica?

In Utica, New York, the average relative humidity in December is 86%.

How many days does it rain in December in Utica?

In Utica, in December, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 3.46" (88mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Utica?

In Utica, in December, during 16.8 snowfall days, 10.16" (258mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Utica?

With an average of 9.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Utica, New York.

How many hours of daylight does Utica have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Utica, New York, is 9.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Utica have in December?

In Utica, New York, the average sunshine in December is 2.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Utica?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Utica?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Utica is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Utica, NY

Average temperature in December - Utica, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Utica, NY

Average pressure in December - Utica, 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
Utica, NY

Average wind speed in December - Utica, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Utica, NY

Average humidity in December - Utica, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (78%).

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Average rainfall in December
Utica, NY

Average rainfall in December - Utica, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.6").

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Average rainfall days in December
Utica, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Utica, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Utica, NY

Average snowfall in December - Utica, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 10.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (11.22").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Utica, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Utica, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (20.8 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
Utica, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Utica, 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: 2.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Utica, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Utica, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Utica, NY

Average UV index in December - Utica, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Utica, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Utica, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 70

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 75).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in December
Utica, NY

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

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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