December weather forecast and climate
Benton, AL

The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in Benton, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 57.9°F (14.4°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Temperature

In Benton, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from a comfortable 64.9°F (18.3°C) in November, to a moderate 57.9°F (14.4°C). In Benton, the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 80%, December is the most humid month.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Benton. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Benton. December is the first month it typically snows in Benton. Throughout December, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Benton, during the entire year, snow falls for 1.7 days, and aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 10.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Benton are February and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Benton?

In Benton, Alabama, in December, the average high-temperature is 57.9°F (14.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

What is the most humid month in Benton?

The most humid month in Benton is December, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in December in Benton?

The average relative humidity in December is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Benton?

In December, in Benton, Alabama, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Benton?

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Benton?

December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Benton?

The month with the shortest days in Benton, Alabama, is December, with an average of 10.1h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Benton?

In Benton, Alabama, the average length of the day in December is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Benton?

February and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Benton, Alabama.

How long on average sun shines in December in Benton?

In December, the average sunshine in Benton is 4.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Benton?

Months with the lowest UV index in Benton are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Benton?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Benton, Alabama, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Benton, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 57.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 42.6°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

Average pressure in December - Benton, AL
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

Average wind speed in December - Benton, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

Average humidity in December - Benton, AL
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

Average rainfall in December - Benton, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.82"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

Average rainfall days in December - Benton, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in December - Benton, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Benton, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Benton, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

Average sunshine days in December - Benton, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8 days).

Average UV index in December - Benton, AL
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in December - Benton, AL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in December - Benton, AL
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (5mi).