Hot Springs
Arkansas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Hot Springs, AR

Water falling over rocks in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Water falling over rocks in Hot Springs, Arkansas
The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Hot Springs, Arkansas, with average temperature fluctuating between 33.1°F (0.6°C) and 52°F (11.1°C).

Temperature

In Hot Springs, Arkansas, the average high-temperature decreases, from an enjoyable 62.1°F (16.7°C) in November, to a cool 52°F (11.1°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 33.1°F (0.6°C).

Rainfall

In Hot Springs, during December, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.3" (134.6mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 102 rainfall days, and 57.3" (1456.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 2, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Hot Springs?

In December, in Hot Springs, the average high-temperature is 52°F (11.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.1°F (0.6°C).

How much does it rain in Hot Springs in December?

In Hot Springs, Arkansas, in December, during 9 rainfall days, 5.3" (134.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Hot Springs?

With an average of 9.9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

What is the average length of the day in December in Hot Springs?

The average length of the day in December in Hot Springs, Arkansas, is 9.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Hot Springs?

With an average of 5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

How many hours of sunshine does Hot Springs have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Hot Springs is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hot Springs?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Hot Springs, Arkansas, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Hot Springs?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Hot Springs, Arkansas, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average high temperature in December: 52°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (93°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 33°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31°F).

Average rainfall in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (6.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (3").

Average rainfall days in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April and May (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and October (7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average daylight in December: 9.9h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).