December weather forecast and climate
West Helena, AR

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in West Helena, Arkansas, with average temperature ranging between min 39.4°F (4.1°C) and max 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a mild 60.1°F (15.6°C) in November, to a fresh 51.8°F (11°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 39.4°F (4.1°C).

Humidity

March and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In West Helena, it is raining for 8.7 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation. In West Helena, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123 days and collects up to 16.02" (407mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January, February and December are months with snowfall. December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in West Helena, there are 3.5 snowfall days, and 0.35" (9mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in West Helena, Arkansas, is December, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

In West Helena, the average sunshine in December is 5h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 West Helena?

The average high-temperature, in December, in West Helena, Arkansas, is 51.8°F (11°C), while the average low-temperature is 39.4°F (4.1°C).

What is the most humid month in West Helena?

March and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in West Helena, Arkansas.

What is the average humidity in December in West Helena?

The average relative humidity in December in West Helena, Arkansas, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December in West Helena?

In December, in West Helena, Arkansas, the rain falls for 8.7 days. Throughout December, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in West Helena?

December is the first month it typically snows in West Helena, Arkansas. Throughout December, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in West Helena?

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

How many hours of daylight does West Helena have in December?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in West Helena?

The average sunshine in December in West Helena, Arkansas, is 5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in West Helena?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in West Helena, Arkansas.

What is the UV index intensity in December in West Helena?

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

Average temperature in December
West Helena, AR

Average temperature in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average high temperature in December: 51.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
West Helena, AR

Average pressure in December - West Helena, 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
West Helena, AR

Average wind speed in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
West Helena, AR

Average humidity in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in December
West Helena, AR

Average rainfall in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.89").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in December
West Helena, AR

Average rainfall days in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
West Helena, AR

Average snowfall in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
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
West Helena, AR

Average snowfall days in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
West Helena, AR

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - West Helena, 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: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
West Helena, AR

Average sunshine days in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
West Helena, AR

Average UV index in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
West Helena, AR

Average cloud cover in December - West Helena, AR
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in December
West Helena, AR

Average visibility in December - West Helena, 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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