December weather forecast
Elmira, NY

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Elmira, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 35.2°F (1.8°C) and 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

Temperature

In Elmira, New York, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C) in November to a wintry 35.2°F (1.8°C). In Elmira, the average low-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

Humidity

In Elmira, New York, the average relative humidity in December is 84%.

Rainfall

In December, in Elmira, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout December, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Elmira, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.7 days and collects up to 29.57" (751mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Elmira, New York, are January through May, October through December. In Elmira, snow falls for 14.9 days, with typically accumulated 5.94" (151mm) of snow. In Elmira, during the entire year, snow falls for 76.6 days and aggregates up to 34.61" (879mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Elmira, with an average of 9h and 10min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Elmira, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 4:45 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 3.2h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 temperature in December in Elmira?

In December, the average high-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Elmira?

The average relative humidity in December in Elmira is 84%.

How much does it rain in Elmira in December?

In Elmira, New York, in December, during 12.5 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Elmira in December?

In Elmira, in December, snow falls for 14.9 days, with typically accumulated 5.94" (151mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Elmira?

With an average of 9h and 10min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Elmira, New York.

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

In Elmira, New York, the average day length in December is 9h and 10min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Elmira?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 4:45 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Elmira?

In Elmira, New York, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.2h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Elmira, New York, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Elmira?

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

Average temperature in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 35.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Elmira, NY

Average pressure in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Elmira, NY

Average wind speed in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Elmira, NY

Average humidity in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May, June and July (78%).

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Average rainfall in December
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in December
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.94"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.82").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.7 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
Elmira, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Elmira, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Elmira, NY

Average UV index in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Elmira, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 68

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 69).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in December
Elmira, NY

Average visibility in December - Elmira, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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