Weather in Rhode Island, United States in December

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

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

Temperature in Rhode Island in December

The average maximum temperature in Rhode Island in December is . The average maximum temperature is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in Rhode Island in December is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and -1° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Rhode Island in December is -1°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and -5° in the next month.

Sunshine in Rhode Island in December

The average day light hours per day in Rhode Island in December are 9.2 and there are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Rhode Island in December is typically 1.4 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 Rhode Island in December

The average sea water temperature in Rhode Island in December is 8.2° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Rhode Island in December

The average total rainfall in Rhode Island in December is 88cm and on average there are 13.1 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rhode Island in December

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Rhode Island in December is typically 86.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.1% in the previous month and 84.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rhode Island in December is typically 72.3%. The average relative humidity is 72.4% in the previous month and 69.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rhode Island in December

The average maximum wind speed in Rhode Island in December is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rhode Island in December is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Rhode Island in December is from the North West.

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