December weather forecast
Hancock, MI

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Hancock, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 28°F (-2.2°C) and 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Temperature

In Hancock, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a wintry 38.3°F (3.5°C) in November to a freezing cold 28°F (-2.2°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Humidity

In Hancock, the average relative humidity in December is 84%.

Rainfall

In Hancock, during December, the rain falls for 6.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation. In Hancock, Michigan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.4 days and collects up to 21.1" (536mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 20.9 days and accumulates 7.87" (200mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8h and 34min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:40 am and sunset at 5:14 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Hancock, the average sunshine in December is 1.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Hancock are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. 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 Hancock?

In December, the average relative humidity in Hancock is 84%.

How many days does it rain in December in Hancock?

In Hancock, Michigan, during December, the rain falls for 6.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Hancock?

The month with the most snowfall is December, when snow falls for 20.9 days and typically aggregates up to 7.87" (200mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Hancock?

In December, in Hancock, it is snowing for 20.9 days. Throughout December, 7.87" (200mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Hancock?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8h and 34min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Hancock, Michigan, is 8h and 34min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Hancock?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of the month, in Hancock, Michigan, sunrise is at 8:40 am and sunset at 5:14 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Hancock have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 1.8h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Hancock?

In Hancock, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Hancock, MI

Average temperature in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 28°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (70.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (57.6°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (15.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Hancock, MI

Average pressure in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average pressure in December: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Hancock, MI

Average wind speed in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 12mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (7.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Hancock, MI

Average humidity in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Hancock, MI

Average rainfall in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.28").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and March (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in December
Hancock, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.6 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (14.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Hancock, MI

Average snowfall in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 7.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.87").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Hancock, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 20.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (23.4 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
Hancock, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 51min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 34min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Hancock, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 5.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (15.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Hancock, MI

Average UV index in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average UV index in December: 1

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Hancock, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 82

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 86).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Hancock, MI

Average visibility in December - Hancock, MI
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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