December weather forecast
New Town, ND

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Weather in December

December in New Town, North Dakota signifies the full arrival of winter. The city gets blanketed under a thick layer of snow, justifying its snowiest month designation. The cold conditions remain dominant throughout the day, with daylight hours decreasing to their lowest. The introduction of winter marks the beginning of seasonal festivities and holidays. Despite the adverse weather conditions, the city comes alive with holiday spirit, glowing lights and beautifully decorated landmarks, demonstrating a perfect end to the year.

Temperature

December's onset in New Town witnesses a marked shift in the average high-temperature, moving from an icy 37°F (2.8°C) in November to a subzero cold 21.6°F (-5.8°C). During December, an average low-temperature of 10°F (-12.2°C) is observed.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in New Town, North Dakota, is 88%.

Rainfall

In New Town, in December, during 1.8 rainfall days, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in New Town, North Dakota, there are 69.9 rainfall days, and 6.77" (172mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In New Town, during December, snow falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of snow. In New Town, during the entire year, snow falls for 55.5 days and aggregates up to 6.46" (164mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8h and 30min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 4:59 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 8:39 am and sunset at 5:07 pm CST.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 3.9h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in New Town.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the maximum UV index of 2 translates into these guidelines:
Although prolonged sun exposure does not typically bother most people, children, babies, and those with sensitive skin should always have protection. The midday Sun can be dangerous due to its intense radiation; always find shade and reduce exposure. Outfit yourself in sun-safe attire, like long sleeves, pants, a hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Be informed! The Sun's UV radiation can be nearly doubled due to the reflection from snow.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in New Town in December?

In New Town, in December, the average high-temperature is 21.6°F (-5.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 10°F (-12.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is evaluated at 82.4°F (28°C).

What is the average humidity in December in New Town?

In December, the average relative humidity in New Town, North Dakota, is 88%.

How much does it rain in New Town in December?

In December, in New Town, the rain falls for 1.8 days. Throughout December, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in New Town in December?

In New Town, North Dakota, in December, snow falls for 10.9 days, with typically accumulated 1.1" (28mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in New Town?

With an average of 8h and 30min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in New Town, North Dakota.

What is the average length of the day in December in New Town?

In New Town, the average day length in December is 8h and 28min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in New Town?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 4:59 pm. On the last day of the month, in New Town, North Dakota, sunrise is at 8:39 am and sunset at 5:07 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in New Town?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 3.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in New Town?

In New Town, North Dakota, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in New Town?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in New Town?

In New Town, North Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
New Town, ND

Average temperature in December - New Town, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 21.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 10°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 (5.7°F).

Average pressure in December
New Town, ND

Average pressure in December - New Town, ND
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
New Town, ND

Average wind speed in December - New Town, ND
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and October (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.6mph).

Average humidity in December
New Town, ND

Average humidity in December - New Town, ND
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (52%).

Average rainfall in December
New Town, ND

Average rainfall in December - New Town, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.18").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.2").

Average rainfall days in December
New Town, ND

Average rainfall days in December - New Town, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.6 days).

Average snowfall in December
New Town, ND

Average snowfall in December - New Town, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.14").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December
New Town, ND

Average snowfall days in December - New Town, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
New Town, ND

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - New Town, ND
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in December
New Town, ND

Average sunshine days in December - New Town, ND
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (15.7 days).

Average UV index in December
New Town, ND

Average UV index in December - New Town, ND
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
New Town, ND

Average cloud cover in December - New Town, ND
  • Average cloud cover in December: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 22).

Average visibility in December
New Town, ND

Average visibility in December - New Town, ND
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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