December weather forecast and climate
Sheppard, AL

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Sheppard, is also a moderate month, with average temperature ranging between max 59.2°F (15.1°C) and min 43°F (6.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from an enjoyable 66.2°F (19°C) in November, to a moderate 59.2°F (15.1°C). The average low-temperature, is 43°F (6.1°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Sheppard. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Sheppard, there are 1.5 snowfall days, and 0.67" (17mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Sheppard. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Sheppard?

In Sheppard, Alabama, in December, the average high-temperature is 59.2°F (15.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 43°F (6.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Sheppard?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Sheppard?

The average relative humidity in December is 80%.

How much does it rain in Sheppard in December?

In December, in Sheppard, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Sheppard?

The month with the most rainfall in Sheppard is December when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Sheppard?

December is the first month it typically snows. 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 Sheppard?

The month with the shortest days in Sheppard, Alabama, is December, with an average of 10.1h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Sheppard, Alabama, is 10.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sheppard have in December?

In Sheppard, the average sunshine in December is 5h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Sheppard?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Sheppard, Alabama, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Sheppard, AL

Average temperature in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 59.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 43°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Sheppard, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in December
Sheppard, AL

Average wind speed in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Sheppard, AL

Average humidity in December - Sheppard, 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%).

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Average rainfall in December
Sheppard, AL

Average rainfall in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in December
Sheppard, AL

Average rainfall days in December - Sheppard, 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 (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Sheppard, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (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
Sheppard, AL

Average snowfall days in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Sheppard, AL

Average sunshine days in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.3 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Sheppard, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (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
Sheppard, AL

Average cloud cover in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
Sheppard, AL

Average visibility in December - Sheppard, AL
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, July, August, September and December (5mi).

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