Newport
Oregon, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Newport, OR

Light waves wash to the pebbly and stony shores overlooking the high rock cliffs holding the iconic Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport, Oregon
Light waves wash to the pebbly and stony shores overlooking the high rock cliffs holding the iconic Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport, Oregon
December, the first month of the winter, in Newport, is still a cool month, with average temperature ranging between max 51.1°F (10.6°C) and min 39°F (3.9°C).

Temperature

In Newport, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still cool 51.1°F (10.6°C). In Newport, the average low-temperature is 39°F (3.9°C).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Newport. Rain falls for 20 days and accumulates 11.8" (299.2mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Newport, Oregon, the average water temperature is 51.1°F (10.6°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

With an average of 8.9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Newport, Oregon.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Newport. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Newport?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Newport, is 51.1°F (10.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 39°F (3.9°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Newport?

In Newport, in December, it is raining for 20 days, with typically 11.8" (299.2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Newport?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Newport. Rain falls for 20 days and accumulates 11.8" (299.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Newport?

In Newport, in December, the average water temperature is 51.1°F (10.6°C). Swimming in 51.1°F (10.6°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Newport?

The month with the shortest days in Newport is December, with an average of 8.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Newport have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 8.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Newport?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Newport?

In Newport, the average sunshine in December is 2h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in December in Newport?

In Newport, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Newport, OR
  • Average high temperature in December: 51°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (65°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38°F).

Average rainfall in December - Newport, OR
  • Average rainfall in December: 11.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (11.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1").

Average rainfall days in December - Newport, OR
  • Average rainfall days in December: 20 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Newport, OR
  • Average sea temperature in December: 51°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (57.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (49.4°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Newport, OR
  • Average daylight in December: 8.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in December - Newport, OR
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).