December weather forecast and climate
Cottondale, AL

The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in Cottondale, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 41°F (5°C) and max 55.4°F (13°C).

Temperature

In Cottondale, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from an enjoyable 63°F (17.2°C) in November, to a mild 55.4°F (13°C). The average low-temperature, in Cottondale, Alabama, is 41°F (5°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Cottondale, in December, it is raining for 13.5 days, with typically 4.21" (107mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169.8 rainfall days, and 39.96" (1015mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Cottondale. In Cottondale, in December, during 0.5 snowfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Cottondale, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.2 days, and aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Cottondale are February and December, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Cottondale, Alabama. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Cottondale?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Cottondale, is 55.4°F (13°C), while the average low-temperature is 41°F (5°C).

What is the most humid month in Cottondale?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Cottondale?

In Cottondale, Alabama, the average relative humidity in December is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Cottondale?

In Cottondale, in December, during 13.5 rainfall days, 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Cottondale?

In Cottondale, during December, snow falls for 0.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cottondale?

The month with the shortest days in Cottondale, Alabama, is December, with an average of 10h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cottondale?

Months with the least sunshine in Cottondale, Alabama, are February and December, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cottondale?

The average sunshine in December is 4.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cottondale?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Cottondale?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 55.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 41°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.6mph).

Average humidity in December - Cottondale, 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 (70%).

Average rainfall in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.21"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.24").

Average rainfall days in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

Average snowfall in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.71").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.2 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 - Cottondale, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

Average sunshine days in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in December - Cottondale, AL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in December - Cottondale, 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).