Niagara Falls Weather in December

What's the weather like in Niagara Falls (Ontario) in December 2023?

The climate in Niagara Falls during December can be summarized as cold and a little damp.

December is in the winter in Niagara Falls and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (35°F), whilst at night -5°C (23°F) is normal.

Niagara Falls weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 1.7°C 35°F
Nightly temperature -4.9°C 23.3°F
Average temperature -1.6°C 29.1°F
Daily sunshine 2.4 hrs
Avg rainfall 96 mm 3.8 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 5.3°C 41.5°F
Humidity 79%
Windspeed 19.1kph 12 mph

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Niagara Falls with around 96mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.4 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls average temperature in December

December rainfall

Niagara Falls average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Niagara Falls average rain in December

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Niagara Falls in December 2023.

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Niagara Falls weather stats

Niagara Falls weather statistics
Hottest month: July 26.6°C 79.9°F
Driest month: July 67mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: July 10.1hrs
Coldest month: January -1.4°C 29.5°F
Wettest month: December 96mm 3.8ins
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