December weather forecast and climate
Opelika, AL

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Opelika, is also a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 57°F (13.9°C) and 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Temperature

In Opelika, Alabama, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a comfortable 63.9°F (17.7°C) in November, to a mild 57°F (13.9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 78%, December is the most humid month.

Rainfall

Months with the most rainfall are August and December, with an average 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Opelika. December is the first month it typically snows in Opelika. Throughout December, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. In Opelika, during the entire year, snow falls for 1.9 days, and aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Opelika, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Opelika are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the 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 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Opelika?

In December, the average high-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Opelika?

December is the most humid month in Opelika, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in December in Opelika?

In December, the average relative humidity in Opelika, Alabama, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December in Opelika?

In Opelika, Alabama, in December, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 4.06" (103mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Opelika?

Months with the most rainfall are August and December, with an average 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Opelika?

December is the first month it typically snows in Opelika, Alabama. Throughout December, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Opelika?

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

How many hours of daylight does Opelika have in December?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Opelika have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Opelika, Alabama, is 5.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Opelika?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Opelika?

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

Average temperature in December
Opelika, AL

Average temperature in December - Opelika, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 57°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 41.9°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Opelika, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in December
Opelika, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Opelika, AL

Average humidity in December - Opelika, AL
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Opelika, AL

Average rainfall in December - Opelika, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.06"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in December
Opelika, AL

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Opelika, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Opelika, AL

Average snowfall days in December - Opelika, 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, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Opelika, 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: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Opelika, AL

Average sunshine days in December - Opelika, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.5 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Opelika, AL

Average UV index in December - Opelika, 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 and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Opelika, AL

Average cloud cover in December - Opelika, AL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Opelika, AL

Average visibility in December - Opelika, 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).

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