December weather forecast
Branford, CT

Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut
Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Branford, Connecticut, with an average temperature fluctuating between 32.2°F (0.1°C) and 41.4°F (5.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops from a cool 50.5°F (10.3°C) in November to a wintry 41.4°F (5.2°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is December, when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In Branford, snow falls for 4.3 days, with typically accumulated 1.42" (36mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 26.4 snowfall days, and 10.12" (257mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 16min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December in Branford, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:31 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Branford, the average sunshine in December is 4.9h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Branford?

The average relative humidity in December in Branford is 75%.

What is the rainiest month in Branford?

The month with the most rainfall is December, when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in December in Branford?

In Branford, during December, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Branford in December?

In Branford, in December, during 4.3 snowfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Branford?

With an average of 9h and 16min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Branford.

How many hours of daylight does Branford have in December?

The average day length in December in Branford is 9h and 16min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Branford?

On the first day of December in Branford, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:31 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Branford have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Branford is 4.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Branford?

The months with the lowest UV index in Branford, Connecticut, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Branford?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Branford, CT

Average temperature in December - Branford, CT
  • Average high temperature in December: 41.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Branford, CT

Average pressure in December - Branford, CT
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Branford, CT

Average wind speed in December - Branford, CT
  • Average wind speed in December: 10mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Branford, CT

Average humidity in December - Branford, CT
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Branford, CT

Average rainfall in December - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in December
Branford, CT

Average rainfall days in December - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Branford, CT

Average snowfall in December - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.42"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.11").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Branford, CT

Average snowfall days in December - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Branford, CT

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Branford, CT
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 16min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Branford, CT

Average sunshine days in December - Branford, CT
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Branford, CT

Average UV index in December - Branford, CT
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Branford, CT

Average cloud cover in December - Branford, CT
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Branford, CT

Average visibility in December - Branford, CT
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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