December weather forecast
Columbia, AL

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Columbia, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 45.7°F (7.6°C) and 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from 67.1°F (19.5°C) in November to a still comfortable 61.3°F (16.3°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 45.7°F (7.6°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are August and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Columbia, Alabama, during December, the rain falls for 12.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Columbia, there are 164 rainfall days, and 31.81" (808mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

With an average of 10h and 9min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Columbia.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 4:37 pm. On the last day of December, in Columbia, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 4:48 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Columbia?

The months with the highest humidity are August and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in December in Columbia?

In December, the average relative humidity in Columbia is 76%.

How much does it rain in Columbia in December?

In Columbia, Alabama, during December, the rain falls for 12.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Columbia?

In Columbia, snow does not fall in March through December.

Does it snow in Columbia in December?

In Columbia, Alabama, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

What is the month with the shortest days in Columbia?

With an average of 10h and 9min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Columbia, Alabama.

How many hours of daylight does Columbia have in December?

In Columbia, the average day length in December is 10h and 9min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Columbia?

On the first day of December in Columbia, Alabama, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 4:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 4:48 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Columbia?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Columbia, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbia have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Columbia?

The months with the lowest UV index in Columbia are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in December in Columbia?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Columbia is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Columbia, AL

Average temperature in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 61.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (57.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 45.7°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (73.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Columbia, AL

Average pressure in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Columbia, AL

Average wind speed in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Columbia, AL

Average humidity in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and October (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Columbia, AL

Average rainfall in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.19"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.33").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in December
Columbia, AL

Average rainfall days in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Columbia, AL

Average snowfall in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Columbia, AL

Average snowfall days in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Columbia, AL

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 9min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 9min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 9min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Columbia, AL

Average sunshine days in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Columbia, AL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Columbia, AL

Average cloud cover in December - Columbia, AL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in December
Columbia, AL

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

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

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