Average Weather in December in Druzhnaya Gorka Russia
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 31°F to 26°F, rarely falling below 9°F or exceeding 41°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 6°F, from 22°F to 16°F, rarely falling below -6°F or exceeding 35°F.
For reference, on July 25, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Druzhnaya Gorka typically range from 54°F to 73°F, while on February 5, the coldest day of the year, they range from 12°F to 24°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
Prince George, Canada (4,477 miles away); Laurium, Michigan, United States (4,307 miles); and Washington, Vermont, United States (4,065 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Druzhnaya Gorka (view comparison).
The month of December in Druzhnaya Gorka experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 80% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 21% of the time.
For reference, on January 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 82%, while on July 18, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 56%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Druzhnaya Gorka, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is essentially constant, remaining around 24% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on June 27, and its lowest chance is 17% on February 24.
Over the course of December in Druzhnaya Gorka, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 11% to 6%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 5% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 9% to 13%.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Druzhnaya Gorka is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.6 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.0 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 Druzhnaya Gorka is essentially constant, remaining about 0.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.6 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
The highest average 31-day liquid-equivalent accumulation is 0.7 inches on December 22.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in December
Over the course of December in Druzhnaya Gorka, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 25 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 50 seconds, and weekly decrease of 5 minutes, 53 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 6 hours, 6 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 6 hours, 39 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Druzhnaya Gorka is 9:28 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 28 minutes later at 9:56 AM on December 27.
The earliest sunset is 3:59 PM on December 16 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 4:09 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Druzhnaya Gorka during 2021.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 3:43 AM and sets 18 hours, 36 minutes later, at 10:19 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 9:54 AM and sets 6 hours, 6 minutes later, at 4:00 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for December 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Druzhnaya Gorka is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 25, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 4% 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Druzhnaya Gorka is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 5.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour, while on July 22, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
The hourly average wind direction in Druzhnaya Gorka throughout December is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 43% on December 1.
Wind Direction in December
Druzhnaya Gorka 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 Druzhnaya Gorka is gradually decreasing during December, falling by 4°F, from 37°F to 33°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in December
The growing season in Druzhnaya Gorka typically lasts for 4.5 months (138 days), from around May 13 to around September 28, rarely starting before April 23 or after June 3, and rarely ending before September 2 or after October 20.
The month of December in Druzhnaya Gorka is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Druzhnaya Gorka are essentially constant during December, remaining around 1,426°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Druzhnaya Gorka is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0.2 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 0.2 kWh on December 21.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Druzhnaya Gorka are 59.280 deg latitude, 30.127 deg longitude, and 295 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Druzhnaya Gorka contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 141 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 289 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (253 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (656 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Druzhnaya Gorka is covered by trees (59%), cropland (25%), and grassland (13%), within 10 miles by trees (86%), and within 50 miles by trees (79%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Druzhnaya Gorka, 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 is only a single weather station, Pulkovo Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Druzhnaya Gorka.
At a distance of 58 kilometers from Druzhnaya Gorka, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Druzhnaya Gorka according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
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