December weather forecast and climate
Akron, OH

A shot of part of Akron city in Ohio, taken at sunset
A shot of part of Akron city in Ohio, taken at sunset

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Akron, Ohio, with average temperature varying between 27.1°F (-2.7°C) and 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a chilly 47.8°F (8.8°C) in November, to a wintry 37.6°F (3.1°C). In Akron, the average low-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Humidity

In Akron, the average relative humidity in December is 84%.

Rainfall

In Akron, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 2.48" (63mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Akron, Ohio, there are 175.8 rainfall days, and 32.32" (821mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Akron are January through May, October through December. In Akron, during December, snow falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.43" (138mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 71.6 snowfall days, and 27.09" (688mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 3.2h.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Akron, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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 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 Akron?

In December, the average high-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Akron?

The average relative humidity in December is 84%.

How much does it rain in Akron in December?

In Akron, Ohio, during December, the rain falls for 10.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Akron?

In Akron, Ohio, in December, snow falls for 14.9 days, with typically accumulated 5.43" (138mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Akron?

December has the shortest days of the year in Akron, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Akron, Ohio, is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Akron have in December?

In Akron, the average sunshine in December is 3.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Akron?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Akron, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Akron?

In Akron, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Akron, OH

Average temperature in December - Akron, OH
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

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Average pressure in December
Akron, OH

Average pressure in December - Akron, OH
  • Average pressure in December: 30.1"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in December
Akron, OH

Average wind speed in December - Akron, OH
  • Average wind speed in December: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Akron, OH

Average humidity in December - Akron, OH
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Akron, OH

Average rainfall in December - Akron, OH
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in December
Akron, OH

Average rainfall days in December - Akron, OH
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Akron, OH

Average snowfall in December - Akron, OH
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (6.85").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Akron, OH

Average snowfall days in December - Akron, OH
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.6 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
Akron, OH

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Akron, OH
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Akron, OH

Average sunshine days in December - Akron, OH
  • Average sunshine days in December: 9.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (13.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Akron, OH

Average UV index in December - Akron, OH
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Akron, OH

Average cloud cover in December - Akron, OH
  • Average cloud cover in December: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 73).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in December
Akron, OH

Average visibility in December - Akron, OH
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, June, July and August (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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