December weather forecast
Saratoga Springs, NY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Saratoga Springs, New York, with temperature in the range of an average high of 33.6°F (0.9°C) and an average low of 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

Temperature

In Saratoga Springs, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C) in November to a cold 33.6°F (0.9°C). In Saratoga Springs, New York, the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout December, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Saratoga Springs, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129 days and collects up to 20.75" (527mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Saratoga Springs, during 6.8 snowfall days, 3.74" (95mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 36.4 snowfall days, and 17.4" (442mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 4min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 4:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 4:29 pm EST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Saratoga Springs?

In Saratoga Springs, in December, the average high-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in July is estimated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Saratoga Springs?

In December, the average relative humidity in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 80%.

How much does it rain in Saratoga Springs in December?

In Saratoga Springs, during December, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Saratoga Springs?

In December, in Saratoga Springs, New York, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout December, 3.74" (95mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Saratoga Springs?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 4min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Saratoga Springs have in December?

The average day length in December in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 9h and 4min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Saratoga Springs?

On the first day of December in Saratoga Springs, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 4:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 4:29 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Saratoga Springs?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Saratoga Springs, New York, is 4.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Saratoga Springs?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Saratoga Springs?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading 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
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average temperature in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average pressure in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average wind speed in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average humidity in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average rainfall in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average rainfall days in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average snowfall in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.74"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.76").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average snowfall days in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.9 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
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 6min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average sunshine days in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (14.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average UV index in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average UV index in December: 1

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average cloud cover in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Saratoga Springs, NY

Average visibility in December - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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