Weather in New York, United States in December

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

Temperature in New York in December

The average maximum temperature in New York in December is . The average maximum temperature is 12° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in New York in December is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New York in December is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and -3° in the next month.

Sunshine in New York in December

The average day light hours per day in New York in December are 9.3 and there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in New York in December is typically 1.6 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 New York in December

The average sea water temperature in New York in December is 9.9° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in New York in December

The average total rainfall in New York in December is 124.2cm and on average there are 13 rainy days in December making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New York in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New York in December is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and -3° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New York in December is typically 78.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.1% in the previous month and 77.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New York in December is typically 63.9%. The average relative humidity is 63.1% in the previous month and 61.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New York in December

The average maximum wind speed in New York in December is typically 38kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 35kmh in the previous month and 38kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in New York in December is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

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

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