Weather in Maine, United States in December

So you're interested in going to Maine, United States in December

December is a very cold and very rainy time for sunbathing in Maine, and not recommended. December is too cold for swimming in Maine for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Maine in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Maine in December

The average maximum temperature in Maine in December is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and -0° in the next month.

The average temperature in Maine in December is -2°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and -5° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Maine in December is -6°. The minimum temperature is -1° in the previous month and -10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Maine in December

The average day light hours per day in Maine in December are 9 and there are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Maine in December is typically 1.2 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Maine in December

The average sea water temperature in Maine in December is 7.5° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Maine in December

The average total rainfall in Maine in December is 103cm and on average there are 14.6 rainy days in December making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Maine in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Maine in December is -2° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and -6° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Maine in December is typically 88.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.3% in the previous month and 84.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Maine in December is typically 71.2%. The average relative humidity is 69% in the previous month and 66.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Maine in December

The average maximum wind speed in Maine in December is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Maine in December is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Maine in December is from the West-Northwest.

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