December weather forecast
Waterford, NY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Waterford, New York, with an average temperature varying between 24.3°F (-4.3°C) and 34.3°F (1.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a chilly 45.5°F (7.5°C) in November to a wintry 34.3°F (1.3°C). In Waterford, in December, the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Waterford, it is raining for 12.1 days, with typically 2.72" (69mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Waterford, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.8 days and collects up to 31.02" (788mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Waterford. In Waterford, during 8.6 snowfall days, 5.55" (141mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Waterford, during the entire year, snow falls for 50.4 days and aggregates up to 27.2" (691mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 5min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Waterford, New York, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 4:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 4:30 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Waterford, the average sunshine in December is 4.3h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Waterford. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 Waterford?

In Waterford, New York, in December, the average high-temperature is 34.3°F (1.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C). in July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Waterford?

In December, the average relative humidity is 81%.

How many days does it rain in December in Waterford?

In Waterford, in December, during 12.1 rainfall days, 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Waterford?

In December, it is snowing for 8.6 days. Throughout December, 5.55" (141mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Waterford?

The month with the shortest days in Waterford is December, with an average of 9h and 5min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Waterford?

In December, the average day length in Waterford, New York, is 9h and 5min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Waterford?

On the first day of December in Waterford, New York, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 4:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 4:30 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Waterford have in December?

In Waterford, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Waterford?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Waterford.

How high is the UV index in December in Waterford?

In Waterford, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Waterford, NY

Average temperature in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 34.3°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 (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Waterford, NY

Average pressure in December - Waterford, 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
Waterford, NY

Average wind speed in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Waterford, NY

Average humidity in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Waterford, NY

Average rainfall in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in December
Waterford, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Waterford, NY

Average snowfall in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.55"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Waterford, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.2 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
Waterford, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 5min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Waterford, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Waterford, NY

Average UV index in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Waterford, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Waterford, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Waterford, NY

Average visibility in December - Waterford, 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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