December weather forecast
Orefield, PA

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Orefield, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature ranging between max 40.3°F (4.6°C) and min 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a cool 50°F (10°C) in November to a cold 40.3°F (4.6°C). In Orefield, the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Orefield, Pennsylvania, during December, the rain falls for 11.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation. In Orefield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.8 days and collects up to 30.75" (781mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Orefield are January through May, October through December. In Orefield, in December, during 5 snowfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 29.4 snowfall days, and 15.87" (403mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Orefield, with an average of 9h and 19min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 4:35 pm. On the last day of December, in Orefield, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 4:44 pm EST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Orefield is 4.7h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 average humidity in December in Orefield?

In December, the average relative humidity is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Orefield?

In Orefield, in December, it is raining for 11.2 days, with typically 2.68" (68mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Orefield in December?

In Orefield, Pennsylvania, during December, snow falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Orefield?

The month with the shortest days in Orefield is December, with an average of 9h and 19min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Orefield is 9h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Orefield?

On the first day of December in Orefield, Pennsylvania, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 4:35 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 4:44 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Orefield?

The average sunshine duration in December in Orefield, Pennsylvania, is 4.7h.

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

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Orefield, Pennsylvania.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Orefield?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Orefield is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Orefield, PA

Average temperature in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average high temperature in December: 40.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 28.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Orefield, PA

Average pressure in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.09"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in December
Orefield, PA

Average wind speed in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Orefield, PA

Average humidity in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and July (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Orefield, PA

Average rainfall in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.99").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in December
Orefield, PA

Average rainfall days in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Orefield, PA

Average snowfall in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.36"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (4.29").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Orefield, PA

Average snowfall days in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.8 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
Orefield, PA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Orefield, PA

Average sunshine days in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Orefield, PA

Average UV index in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Orefield, PA

Average cloud cover in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in December
Orefield, PA

Average visibility in December - Orefield, PA
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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