December weather forecast and climate
Essex, Canada

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Essex, Canada, with average temperature varying between 1.9°C (35.4°F) and -2.2°C (28°F).

Temperature

In Essex, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 7.6°C (45.7°F) in November, to a cold 1.9°C (35.4°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is -2.2°C (28°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Essex, during December, the rain falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 37mm (1.46") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Essex, there are 157.9 rainfall days, and 731mm (28.78") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In December, it is snowing for 8.6 days. Throughout December, 40mm (1.57") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Essex, there are 38.7 snowfall days, and 321mm (12.64") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 3.6h.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Essex?

In Essex, Canada, in December, the average high-temperature is 1.9°C (35.4°F), and the average low-temperature is -2.2°C (28°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Essex?

The average relative humidity in December is 81%.

How much does it rain in Essex in December?

In Essex, Canada, in December, it is raining for 8.4 days, with typically 37mm (1.46") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Essex?

In Essex, Canada, in December, during 8.6 snowfall days, 40mm (1.57") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Essex?

The month with the shortest days in Essex is December, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Essex have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Essex is 9.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Essex have in December?

In Essex, Canada, the average sunshine in December is 3.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Essex?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Essex, Canada, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Essex?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Essex is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: 1.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -2.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.8°C).

Average pressure in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.5mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average wind speed in December: 17.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (17.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.2km/h).

Average humidity in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (74%).

Average rainfall in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 37mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and June (92mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (35mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 40mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (93mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.1h).

Average sunshine days in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.6 days).

Average UV index in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in December: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 67).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in December - Essex, Canada
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is October (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (9km).