Average Weather in December in Fontanelice Italy
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 46°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 53°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 35°F to 31°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 44°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Fontanelice typically range from 64°F to 84°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 30°F to 42°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in December
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on December. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in December
The month of December in Fontanelice experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 55% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is December 22, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 47% of the time.
For reference, on November 25, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 58%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Fontanelice, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is decreasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 19%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 29% on November 4, and its lowest chance is 14% on August 5.
Over the course of December in Fontanelice, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 23% to 14%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 2% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Fontanelice is decreasing, starting the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.0 inches or falls below 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.5 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during December in Fontanelice is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.6 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in December
Over the course of December in Fontanelice, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 22, with 8 hours, 51 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Fontanelice is 7:29 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 20 minutes later at 7:49 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:34 PM on December 10 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 4:44 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Fontanelice during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during December, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:29 AM and sets 15 hours, 31 minutes later, at 9:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:46 AM and sets 8 hours, 51 minutes later, at 4:37 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Fontanelice is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 7, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 19% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
The average hourly wind speed in Fontanelice is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 17, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
Fontanelice is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Fontanelice is decreasing during December, falling by 4°F, from 57°F to 53°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in December
The growing season in Fontanelice typically lasts for 7.8 months (239 days), from around March 23 to around November 17, rarely starting before March 1 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 30 or after December 7.
The month of December in Fontanelice is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season decreasing from 19% to 0% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Fontanelice are essentially constant during December, remaining within 2°F of 3,197°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Fontanelice is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 1.4 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 1.4 kWh on December 16.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Fontanelice are 44.259 deg latitude, 11.559 deg longitude, and 1,010 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Fontanelice contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,434 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 899 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,225 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (7,129 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Fontanelice is covered by cropland (66%) and trees (31%), within 10 miles by trees (49%) and cropland (43%), and within 50 miles by cropland (54%) and trees (32%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Fontanelice year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Fontanelice.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Fontanelice according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Fontanelice is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Fontanelice and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (38%, 37 kilometers, northwest); Forlì Airport (34%, 41 kilometers, east); Florence Peretola Airport (24%, 57 kilometers, southwest); and Monte Cimone (4.3%, 69 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .