Weather in New York City in december 2021

The weather in New York City in the month of december comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics for the whole month, but also by clicking on the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout december

very bad weather 37.3cm

Weather at 6am
36°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Cloudy

27%

Fog

11%

Weather at 12pm
43°F

CloudyCloudy
36% of time

Clear/Sunny

29%

Partly Cloudy

29%

Fog

5%

Weather at 6pm
40°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Cloudy

30%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Fog

7%

Weather at 3am
38°F

Clear/Sunny

40%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

14%

Moderate rain at times

13%


Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in New York City in december

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in New York City in december.


Climate of New York City in december

The climate of New York City in december is very bad

The month of December is at the heart of the winter season. Mornings are becoming colder and it is rare to see morning temperatures above 5° C. This degradation of the climate throughout December in New York is manifested by thick fogs and intermittent icy rains.

First Ten Days of December in New York

The first days of December still allow to for a little freshness, especially as the day is enlivened with an all day sunshine. The progressive regression of heat gently prepares the arrival of the harshest winter times. Advice: it is better to bundle in warm clothes in this period.

Second Ten Days of December in New York

Although the sun continues to dominate much of December, the climate of the second ten days of December is very unfavorable. Not only is the atmosphere icy, but the weather is also bad due to the fog. It is not uncommon to experience snowfall during the day.

Third decade of December in New York

As Christmas approaches, the weather in New York throughout December has improved slightly. The temperatures climb gently which gives hope in spending Christmas Eve with a relatively pleasant climate.

December: another location in the United States (USA)?

If you want to go to the United States (USA) in december, there are destinations with better weather than New York City:

In december, Miami (Florida) has perfect weather.

Furthermore, Austin, California, Houston, Louisiana, Hawaii (Honolulu) and Phoenix (Arizona) have good weather.

Finally, Dallas, Myrtle Beach, Atlanta, South Carolina, Mississippi and Tucson have a tolerable climate, but better than New York City.

more information about United States's weather in december



Seasonal average climate and temperature of New York City in december

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are set from the weather statements earlier years of the month of december.

December
Outside temperature
Average temperature 41°F
Highest temperature 43°F
Lowest temperature 38°F
Highest record temperature 67°F
(2015)
Lowest record temperature 13°F
(2017)
Number of days at +65°F 0 day(s)
(0%)
Number of days at -32°F 10 day(s)
(32%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 48°F
Lowest sea temperature 43°F
Highest sea temperature 53°F
Wind
Wind speed 21km/h
Wind temperature 32°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 3.3in
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(28%)
Record daily rainfall 2.5in
(2018)
Snowfall 37.3cm
Other climate data
Humidity 79%
Visibility 9.16km
Cloud cover 47%
UV index 3
Daily sunshine hours 7
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 08:13
Time of sunset 17:30
Length of day 09:17
Our opinion about the weather in december
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad

How was the weather last december?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in New York City in december 2020:

01-12-2020
Light rain
50°F to 58°F
02-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 43°F
03-12-2020
Overcast
38°F to 47°F
04-12-2020
Light drizzle
45°F to 49°F
05-12-2020
Heavy rain
43°F to 47°F
06-12-2020
Clear/Sunny
34°F to 40°F
07-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
34°F to 40°F
08-12-2020
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 40°F
09-12-2020
Patchy sleet nearby
36°F to 41°F
10-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 47°F
11-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 52°F
12-12-2020
Moderate rain
47°F to 52°F
13-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 56°F
14-12-2020
Heavy rain
34°F to 49°F
15-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
32°F to 36°F
16-12-2020
Patchy moderate snow
31°F to 34°F
17-12-2020
Heavy snow
29°F to 31°F
18-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
20°F to 31°F
19-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
14°F to 27°F
20-12-2020
Light sleet
25°F to 36°F
21-12-2020
Fog
32°F to 34°F
22-12-2020
Patchy rain nearby
34°F to 38°F
23-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 36°F
24-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 54°F
25-12-2020
Light rain
43°F to 59°F
26-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
27°F to 31°F
27-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
29°F to 38°F
28-12-2020
Overcast
40°F to 45°F
29-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
32°F to 40°F
30-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 38°F
31-12-2020
Patchy light drizzle
43°F to 45°F

Map: other cities in the United States (USA) in december

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in december.

Legend: New York City perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Cities near New York City:

New Jersey in decembervery bad weather
Connecticut in decembervery bad weather
Philadelphia in decembervery bad weather
Wildwood in decemberbad weather
Rhode Island in decembervery bad weather
Massachusetts in decembervery bad weather
Maryland in decembervery bad weather
Boston in decembervery bad weather
Washington D. C. in decembervery bad weather
Hampton Beach in decembervery bad weather
United States in december: See full list of cities

Weather data for New York City in december:

Weather data for New York City for december are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in New York City. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in New York City can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to New York City.


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