December weather forecast and climate
Empire, AL

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Empire, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 39.7°F (4.3°C) and max 54.3°F (12.4°C).

Temperature

In Empire, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from an enjoyable 61.7°F (16.5°C) in November, to a cool 54.3°F (12.4°C). In December, in Empire, the average low-temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Empire, during 8.9 rainfall days, 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Empire, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128.4 days and collects up to 14.17" (360mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Empire, Alabama, are January, February, November and December. In December, it is snowing for 0.5 days. Throughout December, 0.2" (5mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 3.6 snowfall days, and 0.63" (16mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

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

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 2, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Empire?

In December, in Empire, the average high-temperature is 54.3°F (12.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Empire?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Empire?

The average relative humidity in December in Empire is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Empire?

In Empire, Alabama, in December, during 8.9 rainfall days, 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Empire in December?

In Empire, Alabama, in December, snow falls for 0.5 days, with typically accumulated 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Empire?

The month with the shortest days in Empire, Alabama, is December, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Empire have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Empire is 9.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Empire have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Empire, Alabama, is 4.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Empire?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Empire?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Empire is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Empire, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 54.3°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 (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39.7°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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

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

Average wind speed in December - Empire, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in December - Empire, 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 (71%).

Average rainfall in December - Empire, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.3"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.75").

Average rainfall days in December - Empire, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (7.1 days).

Average snowfall in December - Empire, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.3 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 - Empire, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

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

Average sunshine days in December - Empire, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

Average UV index in December - Empire, 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 - Empire, 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 29).

Average visibility in December - Empire, 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).