Cartwright
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Cartwright, Canada

December, the first month of the winter, in Cartwright, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 0°C (32°F) and -5.3°C (22.5°F).

Temperature

In Cartwright, the average high-temperature in December drops, from a cold 0°C (32°F) in November, to a freezing cold -5.3°C (22.5°F). In Cartwright, the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Cartwright is 87%.

Rainfall

In Cartwright, during December, the rain falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 72mm (2.83") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114.7 rainfall days, and 679mm (26.73") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. In Cartwright, during December, snow falls for 15.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 148mm (5.83") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 97.9 snowfall days, and 1017mm (40.04") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Cartwright, the average seawater temperature in December is 0°C (32°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 7.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Cartwright, the average sunshine is 3.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Cartwright is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Cartwright?

In December, in Cartwright, the average high-temperature is -5.3°C (22.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Cartwright?

In December, the average relative humidity in Cartwright, Canada, is 87%.

How much does it rain in Cartwright in December?

In December, in Cartwright, Canada, the rain falls for 4.3 days. Throughout December, 72mm (2.83") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Cartwright?

In December, in Cartwright, Canada, it is snowing for 15.2 days. Throughout December, 148mm (5.83") of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Cartwright?

In December, the average sea temperature is 0°C (32°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cartwright?

The month with the shortest days in Cartwright, Canada, is December, with an average of 7.5h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Cartwright is 7.5h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cartwright?

In December, the average sunshine is 3.3h.

How high is the UV index in December in Cartwright?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: -5.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (16.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (-9.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).

Average humidity in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (76%).

Average rainfall in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 72mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (82mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (40mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.7 days).

Average snowfall in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 148mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (170mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: 0°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-1°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 7.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.3h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in December - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and April (UV index 1).