Sandusky
Ohio, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Sandusky, OH

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Sandusky, Ohio, with average temperature fluctuating between 37.2°F (2.9°C) and 25.2°F (-3.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 49.1°F (9.5°C) in November, to a cold 37.2°F (2.9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 25.2°F (-3.8°C).

Rainfall

In December, in Sandusky, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout December, 2.5" (64.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sandusky, there are 130.3 rainfall days, and 34.5" (875.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Sandusky.

Ocean temperature

In Sandusky, the average seawater temperature is 41°F (5°C). Swimming in 41°F (5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

With an average of 9.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Sandusky is December, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Sandusky, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Sandusky?

In Sandusky, in December, the average high-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.2°F (-3.8°C).

How much does it rain in Sandusky in December?

In Sandusky, in December, during 12 rainfall days, 2.5" (64.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Sandusky?

In Sandusky, in December, snow falls for 3.6 days, with typically accumulated 4.6" (116.8mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in December in Sandusky?

In Sandusky, in December, the average water temperature is 41°F (5°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sandusky?

With an average of 9.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Sandusky, Ohio, is 9.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sandusky?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Sandusky, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Sandusky have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Sandusky, Ohio, is 2h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Sandusky?

In Sandusky, Ohio, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Sandusky, OH
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.9°F).

Average rainfall in December - Sandusky, OH
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.7").

Average rainfall days in December - Sandusky, OH
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Sandusky, OH
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Sandusky, OH
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Sandusky, OH
  • Average sea temperature in December: 41°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sandusky, OH
  • Average daylight in December: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).