December weather forecast and climate
Carthage, AR

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Carthage, Arkansas, with average temperature ranging between max 52.3°F (11.3°C) and min 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Temperature

In Carthage, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from a moderate 60.6°F (15.9°C) in November, to a fresh 52.3°F (11.3°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 78%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout December, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Carthage, there are 151.8 rainfall days, and 34.96" (888mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Carthage. December is the first month it typically snows in Carthage. Throughout December, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 3.8 snowfall days, and 1.38" (35mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In Carthage, the average sunshine is 5.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Carthage are January, February, 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 radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 Carthage?

In December, in Carthage, the average high-temperature is 52.3°F (11.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Carthage?

In December, the average relative humidity in Carthage, Arkansas, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December in Carthage?

In Carthage, Arkansas, during December, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Carthage?

December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Carthage?

December has the shortest days of the year in Carthage, Arkansas, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Carthage?

In Carthage, the average sunshine in December is 5.3h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Carthage?

In Carthage, Arkansas, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Carthage, AR

Average temperature in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average high temperature in December: 52.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 38.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Carthage, AR

Average pressure in December - Carthage, AR
  • 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 (29.94").

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Average wind speed in December
Carthage, AR

Average wind speed in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average wind speed in December: 7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Carthage, AR

Average humidity in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Carthage, AR

Average rainfall in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in December
Carthage, AR

Average rainfall days in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Carthage, AR

Average snowfall in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.67").
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
Carthage, AR

Average snowfall days in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.6 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.3 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
Carthage, AR

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Carthage, AR
  • 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: 5.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Carthage, AR

Average sunshine days in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Carthage, AR

Average UV index in December - Carthage, AR
  • 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, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Carthage, AR

Average cloud cover in December - Carthage, AR
  • Average cloud cover in December: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in December
Carthage, AR

Average visibility in December - Carthage, AR
  • 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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