December weather forecast and climate
Laurel, NY

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Laurel, New York, with average temperature varying between 45.3°F (7.4°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a cool 52.9°F (11.6°C) in November, to a frosty 45.3°F (7.4°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Laurel is 74%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 12.9 days and typically aggregates up to 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May and December are months with snowfall. December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 2.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.91" (23mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Laurel, there are 15.4 snowfall days, and 5.43" (138mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Laurel, New York, is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Laurel is December, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March 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 low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Laurel?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Laurel, New York, is 45.3°F (7.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Laurel?

In Laurel, the average relative humidity in December is 74%.

How much does it rain in Laurel in December?

In Laurel, in December, during 12.9 rainfall days, 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Laurel?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Laurel, New York. Rain falls for 12.9 days and accumulates 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Laurel?

December is the first month it typically snows in Laurel. Throughout December, in the average 2.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.91" (23mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Laurel?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Laurel is 9.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Laurel?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Laurel?

In Laurel, New York, the average sunshine in December is 4.7h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Laurel?

In Laurel, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.4°C).

Average pressure in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 1017.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.7mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 25.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (25.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (16.9km/h).

Average humidity in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (72%).

Average rainfall in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 103mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (103mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (51mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.7 days).

Average snowfall in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 23mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (43mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (12.3 days).

Average UV index in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December - Laurel, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May and December (9km).