December weather forecast and climate
Benson, VT

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Benson, Vermont, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.1°F (-0.5°C) and 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

Temperature

In Benson, the average high-temperature in December drops, from a cold 42.4°F (5.8°C) in November, to a freezing cold 31.1°F (-0.5°C). In December, in Benson, the average low-temperature is 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 82%.

Rainfall

In Benson, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 1.77" (45mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Benson, there are 162.1 rainfall days, and 21.1" (536mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Benson, snow falls for 13.2 days, with typically accumulated 4.84" (123mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 73 snowfall days, and 30.98" (787mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Benson are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard 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:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Benson?

In Benson, the average relative humidity in December is 82%.

How much does it rain in Benson in December?

In Benson, Vermont, in December, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 1.77" (45mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Benson?

In Benson, Vermont, during December, snow falls for 13.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.84" (123mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Benson?

With an average of 9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

In Benson, Vermont, the average length of the day in December is 9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Benson?

In December, the average sunshine in Benson, Vermont, is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Benson?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Benson?

In Benson, Vermont, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Benson, VT

Average temperature in December - Benson, VT
  • Average high temperature in December: 31.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Benson, VT

Average pressure in December - Benson, VT
  • Average pressure in December: 30.05"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in December
Benson, VT

Average wind speed in December - Benson, VT
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Benson, VT

Average humidity in December - Benson, VT
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Benson, VT

Average rainfall in December - Benson, VT
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.32").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.22").

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Average rainfall days in December
Benson, VT

Average rainfall days in December - Benson, VT
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Benson, VT

Average snowfall in December - Benson, VT
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.84"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.91").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Benson, VT

Average snowfall days in December - Benson, VT
  • Average snowfall days in December: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.3 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
Benson, VT

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Benson, VT
  • Average daylight in December: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Benson, VT

Average sunshine days in December - Benson, VT
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Benson, VT

Average UV index in December - Benson, VT
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Benson, VT

Average cloud cover in December - Benson, VT
  • Average cloud cover in December: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 63).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in December
Benson, VT

Average visibility in December - Benson, VT
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is April (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (4mi).

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