December weather forecast and climate
Gorham, NY

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Gorham, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 35.4°F (1.9°C) and 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 46.2°F (7.9°C) in November, to a wintry 35.4°F (1.9°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 84%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 9.5 days. Throughout December, 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Gorham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.9 days and collects up to 22.48" (571mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Gorham, in December, snow falls for 14.7 days, with typically accumulated 4.02" (102mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 71.3 snowfall days, and 19.41" (493mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Gorham, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 3.1h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Gorham. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Gorham?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Gorham, New York, is 35.4°F (1.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Gorham?

The average relative humidity in December in Gorham, New York, is 84%.

How many days does it rain in December in Gorham?

In December, in Gorham, New York, the rain falls for 9.5 days. Throughout December, 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Gorham in December?

In Gorham, New York, during December, snow falls for 14.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.02" (102mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gorham?

With an average of 9.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Gorham, New York.

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

In Gorham, New York, the average length of the day in December is 9.1h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Gorham?

In December, the average sunshine in Gorham, New York, is 3.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Gorham?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Gorham?

In Gorham, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 1.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.6°C).

Average pressure in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 1018mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.4mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 15.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.9km/h).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

Average rainfall in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (67mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (29mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 102mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (121mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

Average sunshine days in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.5 days).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 72).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in December - Gorham, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (8km).