December weather forecast
Palmyra, VA

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Palmyra, is still a chilly month, with an average temperature varying between 32.9°F (0.5°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C) in November to a chilly 47.8°F (8.8°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Palmyra is December, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Palmyra, Virginia, during December, the rain falls for 9.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation. In Palmyra, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.4 days and collects up to 25.51" (648mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Palmyra, Virginia, in December, snow falls for 1.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.5" (38mm) of snow. In Palmyra, Virginia, during the entire year, snow falls for 11.9 days and aggregates up to 8.74" (222mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Palmyra is December, with an average of 9h and 35min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 5:03 pm EST.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Palmyra, Virginia, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Palmyra. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. 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 most humid month in Palmyra?

The most humid month in Palmyra is December, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in December in Palmyra?

In Palmyra, the average relative humidity in December is 77%.

How many days does it rain in December in Palmyra?

In December, in Palmyra, Virginia, the rain falls for 9.4 days. Throughout December, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Palmyra?

In Palmyra, Virginia, in December, during 1.5 snowfall days, 1.5" (38mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Palmyra?

With an average of 9h and 35min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Palmyra have in December?

The average day length in December in Palmyra is 9h and 35min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Palmyra?

On the first day of December in Palmyra, Virginia, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 5:03 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Palmyra?

The month with the least sunshine in Palmyra, Virginia, is December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Palmyra?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Palmyra is 5.4h.

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

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in December in Palmyra?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Palmyra, Virginia, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Palmyra, VA

Average temperature in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average high temperature in December: 47.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Palmyra, VA

Average pressure in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.12"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Palmyra, VA

Average wind speed in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Palmyra, VA

Average humidity in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Palmyra, VA

Average rainfall in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.32"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.76").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.57").

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Average rainfall days in December
Palmyra, VA

Average rainfall days in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Palmyra, VA

Average snowfall in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.32").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Palmyra, VA

Average snowfall days in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Palmyra, VA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 45min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Palmyra, VA

Average sunshine days in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (20.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Palmyra, VA

Average UV index in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Palmyra, VA

Average cloud cover in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Palmyra, VA

Average visibility in December - Palmyra, VA
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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