December weather forecast
Wakefield, MA

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Wakefield, Massachusetts, with temperature in the range of an average low of 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and an average high of 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Temperature

In Wakefield, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a chilly 49.1°F (9.5°C) in November to a cold 38.8°F (3.8°C). In Wakefield, Massachusetts, the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Humidity

In Wakefield, the average relative humidity in December is 76%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 9.2 days and accumulates 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Wakefield. In December, in Wakefield, it is snowing for 5.5 days. Throughout December, 4.33" (110mm) of snow is accumulated. In Wakefield, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.6 days and aggregates up to 18.86" (479mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Wakefield is December, with an average of 9h and 8min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 4:12 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 4:20 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Wakefield, the average sunshine in December is 4.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Wakefield 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 hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Wakefield?

In December, the average relative humidity in Wakefield, Massachusetts, is 76%.

What is the wettest month in Wakefield?

The month with the most rainfall in Wakefield is December, when the rain falls for 9.2 days and typically aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Wakefield in December?

In Wakefield, Massachusetts, in December, during 9.2 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Wakefield in December?

In Wakefield, Massachusetts, in December, snow falls for 5.5 days, with typically accumulated 4.33" (110mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Wakefield?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 8min of daylight.

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

In Wakefield, Massachusetts, the average day length in December is 9h and 8min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Wakefield?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 4:12 pm. On the last day of the month, in Wakefield, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 4:20 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Wakefield?

In Wakefield, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Wakefield?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Wakefield?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Wakefield is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Wakefield, MA

Average temperature in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average high temperature in December: 38.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 28.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Wakefield, MA

Average pressure in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Wakefield, MA

Average wind speed in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Wakefield, MA

Average humidity in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Wakefield, MA

Average rainfall in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.22").

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Average rainfall days in December
Wakefield, MA

Average rainfall days in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Wakefield, MA

Average snowfall in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.33"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.96").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Wakefield, MA

Average snowfall days in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.5 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
Wakefield, MA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Wakefield, MA

Average sunshine days in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Wakefield, MA

Average UV index in December - Wakefield, MA
  • 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
Wakefield, MA

Average cloud cover in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Wakefield, MA

Average visibility in December - Wakefield, MA
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (5mi).

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