December weather forecast
Houlton, ME

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Houlton, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature ranging between min 16.2°F (-8.8°C) and max 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Temperature

In Houlton, Maine, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a wintry 39.2°F (4°C) in November to a subzero cold 27.3°F (-2.6°C). In December, in Houlton, the average low-temperature is 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 9.3 days and accumulates 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Houlton are January through May, October through December. In Houlton, Maine, during December, snow falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 11.3" (287mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 88.2 snowfall days, and 62.83" (1596mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Houlton is December, with an average of 8h and 42min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 3:47 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 3:55 pm EST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 3.5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Houlton, Maine. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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 the 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. 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 Houlton?

In December, the average relative humidity in Houlton is 88%.

What is the wettest month in Houlton?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Houlton. Rain falls for 9.3 days and accumulates 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in December in Houlton?

In Houlton, in December, during 9.3 rainfall days, 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Houlton?

In Houlton, Maine, in December, during 14.9 snowfall days, 11.3" (287mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Houlton?

With an average of 8h and 42min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Houlton, Maine.

How many hours of daylight does Houlton have in December?

The average day length in December is 8h and 42min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Houlton?

On the first day of December in Houlton, Maine, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 3:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 3:55 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Houlton?

In Houlton, Maine, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Houlton?

The months with the lowest UV index in Houlton, Maine, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Houlton?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Houlton is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Houlton, ME

Average temperature in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 16.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Houlton, ME

Average pressure in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (30.03"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Houlton, ME

Average wind speed in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Houlton, ME

Average humidity in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Houlton, ME

Average rainfall in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.27"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.27").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in December
Houlton, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Houlton, ME

Average snowfall in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 11.3"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (13.07").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Houlton, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (19.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Houlton, ME

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 42min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Houlton, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (8.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Houlton, ME

Average UV index in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Houlton, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 64

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 69).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in December
Houlton, ME

Average visibility in December - Houlton, ME
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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