December weather forecast and climate
Benson, AZ

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Benson, is still a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 57.7°F (14.3°C) and 38.5°F (3.6°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 57.7°F (14.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.5°F (3.6°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 48%, December is the most humid month in Benson, Arizona.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 5.9 days. Throughout December, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 76.9 rainfall days, and 10.28" (261mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, February and December are months with snowfall. December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 1.4 snowfall days, and 1.69" (43mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Benson, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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. 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 coldest month in Benson?

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 57.7°F (14.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.5°F (3.6°C).

What is the temperature in December in Benson?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Benson, is 57.7°F (14.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.5°F (3.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Benson?

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 48%.

What is the average humidity in December in Benson?

In December, the average relative humidity in Benson, Arizona, is 48%.

How many days does it rain in December in Benson?

In Benson, Arizona, during December, the rain falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Benson?

December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Benson?

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

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

In December, the average length of the day in Benson is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Benson?

With an average of 6.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Benson.

How long on average sun shines in December in Benson?

In Benson, Arizona, the average sunshine in December is 6.9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Benson?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Benson, Arizona, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Benson, AZ

Average temperature in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average high temperature in December: 57.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 38.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.8°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Benson, AZ

Average pressure in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average pressure in December: 30.05"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in December
Benson, AZ

Average wind speed in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Benson, AZ

Average humidity in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average humidity in December: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (21%).

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Average rainfall in December
Benson, AZ

Average rainfall in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.48").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are April and May (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in December
Benson, AZ

Average rainfall days in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Benson, AZ

Average snowfall in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Benson, AZ

Average snowfall days in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.4 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Benson, AZ

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Benson, AZ
  • 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: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Benson, AZ

Average sunshine days in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (28.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Benson, AZ

Average UV index in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average UV index in December: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Benson, AZ

Average cloud cover in December - Benson, AZ
  • Average cloud cover in December: 20

Months with the most cloud cover are July and December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in December
Benson, AZ

Average visibility in December - Benson, AZ
  • 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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