Little Rock
Arkansas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Little Rock, AR

The full front view of Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
The full front view of Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Little Rock, Arkansas, with average temperature ranging between min 33.6°F (0.9°C) and max 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Temperature

In Little Rock, the average high-temperature drops, from a comfortable 63°F (17.2°C) in November, to a cool 52.3°F (11.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Rainfall

In Little Rock, during December, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 5" (126.2mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Little Rock, there are 105.7 rainfall days, and 49.8" (1263.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Little Rock are January through March and December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Little Rock?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Little Rock, is 52.3°F (11.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C).

How much does it rain in Little Rock in December?

In Little Rock, Arkansas, during December, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 5" (126.2mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Little Rock?

December is the first month it typically snows in Little Rock, Arkansas. Throughout December, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Little Rock?

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

What is the average length of the day in December in Little Rock?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Little Rock?

With an average of 5.4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Little Rock.

How long on average sun shines in December in Little Rock?

The average sunshine in December in Little Rock is 5.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Little Rock?

With an average maximum UV index of 2, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Little Rock.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Little Rock?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Little Rock is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Little Rock, AR
  • Average high temperature in December: 52.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (92.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 33.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.2°F).

Average rainfall in December - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall in December: 5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (5.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (2.6").

Average rainfall days in December - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Little Rock, AR
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Little Rock, AR
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.2 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Little Rock, AR
  • Average daylight in December: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in December - Little Rock, 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).