December weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Old Orchard Beach, is still a cold month, with an average temperature varying between 37°F (2.8°C) and 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Temperature

In Old Orchard Beach, the average high-temperature in December drops from a chilly 46.2°F (7.9°C) in November to a wintry 37°F (2.8°C). In Old Orchard Beach, in December, the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Humidity

In Old Orchard Beach, the average relative humidity in December is 77%.

Rainfall

In Old Orchard Beach, in December, during 5.5 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Old Orchard Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77.9 days and collects up to 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Old Orchard Beach, in December, during 4.8 snowfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.2 days and aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Old Orchard Beach, the average seawater temperature in December is 45.3°F (7.4°C).
Note: Swimming in 45.3°F (7.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Old Orchard Beach, with an average of 9h and 1min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 4:06 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:14 pm EST.

Sunshine

With an average of 4.7h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Old Orchard Beach.

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 estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
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 temperature in December in Old Orchard Beach?

In December, in Old Orchard Beach, the average high-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average relative humidity in December is 77%.

How many days does it rain in December in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, in December, during 5.5 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Old Orchard Beach?

In December, in Old Orchard Beach, it is snowing for 4.8 days. Throughout December, 0.55" (14mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average seawater temperature in December is 45.3°F (7.4°C). Swimming in 45.3°F (7.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Old Orchard Beach?

With an average of 9h and 1min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Old Orchard Beach, Maine.

How many hours of daylight does Old Orchard Beach have in December?

In December, the average day length in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, is 9h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Old Orchard Beach?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 4:06 pm. On the last day of the month, in Old Orchard Beach, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:14 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Old Orchard Beach?

With an average of 4.7h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Old Orchard Beach.

How many hours of sunshine does Old Orchard Beach have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Old Orchard Beach is 4.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Old Orchard Beach?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Old Orchard Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in December: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in December: 30.02"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.55"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in December: 45.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is 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
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in December - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in December: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in December - Old Orchard Beach, 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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