December weather forecast and climate
Birmingham, AL

The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
December, the first month of the winter, in Birmingham, is still a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 39.9°F (4.4°C) and an average high of 54.5°F (12.5°C).

Temperature

In Birmingham, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from an enjoyable 61.9°F (16.6°C) in November, to a fresh 54.5°F (12.5°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Birmingham is December, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

In Birmingham, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Birmingham, there are 143.1 rainfall days, and 18.58" (472mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Birmingham. In Birmingham, snow falls for 0.4 days, with typically accumulated 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Birmingham, there are 2.5 snowfall days, and 0.35" (9mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Birmingham, Alabama, with an average of 10h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4.9h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Birmingham is December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Birmingham?

In December, the average high-temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

What is the most humid month in Birmingham?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, December is the most humid month in Birmingham.

What is the average humidity in December in Birmingham?

The average relative humidity in December in Birmingham, Alabama, is 79%.

How much does it rain in Birmingham in December?

In Birmingham, Alabama, in December, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Birmingham in December?

In Birmingham, during December, snow falls for 0.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Birmingham?

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Birmingham have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 10h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Birmingham?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Birmingham?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 54.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

Average pressure in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average pressure in December: 30.15"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

Average wind speed in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 7mph

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 (4.5mph).

Average humidity in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.97").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.02").

Average rainfall days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

Average snowfall in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.12").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.4 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (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 - Birmingham, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.1 days).

Average UV index in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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

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