December weather forecast
Ogunquit, ME

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Ogunquit, Maine, with an average temperature fluctuating between 36.5°F (2.5°C) and 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

In Ogunquit, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a frosty 46.4°F (8°C) in November to a cold 36.5°F (2.5°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

In Ogunquit, Maine, the average relative humidity in December is 79%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 9.6 days. Throughout December, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Ogunquit, Maine, during the entire year, the rain falls for 127.9 days and collects up to 17.28" (439mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In Ogunquit, during December, snow falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 29.4 snowfall days, and 8.78" (223mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Ogunquit, the average water temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).
Note: Swimming in 45.9°F (7.7°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Ogunquit, with an average of 9h and 2min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 4:08 pm. On the last day of December, in Ogunquit, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:16 pm EST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are February and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
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. 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 Ogunquit?

The average relative humidity in December in Ogunquit is 79%.

How many days does it rain in December in Ogunquit?

In Ogunquit, Maine, during December, the rain falls for 9.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Ogunquit?

In Ogunquit, Maine, during December, snow falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in December in Ogunquit?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Ogunquit is 45.9°F (7.7°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ogunquit?

The month with the shortest days in Ogunquit is December, with an average of 9h and 2min of daylight.

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

In December, the average day length is 9h and 2min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Ogunquit?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 4:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:16 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ogunquit?

February and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Ogunquit, Maine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ogunquit have in December?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Ogunquit?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average temperature in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 36.5°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 (30.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average pressure in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average wind speed in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average humidity in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, June and July (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average rainfall in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average snowfall in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.44").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average sea temperature in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average sea temperature in December: 45.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (65.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.5°F).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (14.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average UV index in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Ogunquit, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Ogunquit, ME

Average visibility in December - Ogunquit, ME
  • 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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