Average Weather December in New York (New York State), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in New York in December is 0.0°C (32°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 87mm (3.4in). This month is known as a chilly month. The average maximum temperature lies around 5.0°C (41°F). During the night it can cool down as well. With a water temperature of around 9.0°C (48.2°F), this is not the best month to swim. You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 155 hours of sun.

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to New York should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in December look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Min Temperature 0.0 °C
Max Temperature 5.0 °C
Water Temperature 9.0 °C
Chance of Rain 33.3%
Precipitation 87.0mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 155

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

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