New Shoreham
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
New Shoreham, RI

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, with average temperature varying between 45.1°F (7.3°C) and 30°F (-1.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a fresh 54.3°F (12.4°C) in November, to a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C). The average low-temperature, in New Shoreham, is 30°F (-1.1°C).

Rainfall

In New Shoreham, during December, the rain falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.8" (96mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 97.1 rainfall days, and 42.6" (1082mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in New Shoreham.

Ocean temperature

In New Shoreham, the average seawater temperature is 48.2°F (9°C). Swimming in 48.2°F (9°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

November and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in New Shoreham.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in New Shoreham?

The average high-temperature, in December, in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, is 45.1°F (7.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C).

How many days does it rain in December in New Shoreham?

In December, in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, the rain falls for 9.1 days. Throughout December, 3.8" (96mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in New Shoreham in December?

In New Shoreham, in December, 2.8" (71.1mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, the average seawater temperature in December is 48.2°F (9°C). Swimming in 48.2°F (9°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in New Shoreham?

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in New Shoreham, Rhode Island.

How many hours of daylight does New Shoreham have in December?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, the average length of the day in December is 9.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in New Shoreham?

November and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in New Shoreham, Rhode Island.

How long on average sun shines in December in New Shoreham?

The average sunshine in December is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in New Shoreham?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in December in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -1.1°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (16.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.7°C).

Average rainfall in December - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall in December: 96mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (103.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (72.6mm).

Average rainfall days in December - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (6.2 days).

Average snowfall in December - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average snowfall in December: 71.1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (160mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average sea temperature in December - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average sea temperature in December: 9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (4°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).