December weather forecast and climate
La Quinta, CA

The old town of La Quinta, California, at the base of the vast Santa Rosa Mountains
The old town of La Quinta, California, at the base of the vast Santa Rosa Mountains

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in La Quinta, is also a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 43.5°F (6.4°C) and 58.1°F (14.5°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 58.1°F (14.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 43.5°F (6.4°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 47%, December is the most humid month in La Quinta, California.

Rainfall

In La Quinta, in December, during 4.5 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In La Quinta, California, during the entire year, the rain falls for 51.6 days and collects up to 6.06" (154mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in La Quinta.

Sunshine

With an average of 7h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December transform into the following instructions:
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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in La Quinta?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 58.1°F (14.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 43.5°F (6.4°C).

What is the temperature in December in La Quinta?

In December, in La Quinta, the average high-temperature is 58.1°F (14.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.5°F (6.4°C).

What is the most humid month in La Quinta?

With an average relative humidity of 47%, December is the most humid month in La Quinta, California.

What is the average humidity in December in La Quinta?

The average relative humidity in December in La Quinta, California, is 47%.

How many days does it rain in December in La Quinta?

In December, in La Quinta, the rain falls for 4.5 days. Throughout December, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in La Quinta?

The month with the shortest days in La Quinta is December, with an average of 10h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does La Quinta have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in La Quinta?

The month with the least sunshine in La Quinta is December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in La Quinta?

In La Quinta, California, the average sunshine in December is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in La Quinta?

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index in La Quinta, California.

What is the UV index intensity in December in La Quinta?

In La Quinta, California, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
La Quinta, CA

Average temperature in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average high temperature in December: 58.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (58.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 43.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (43.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
La Quinta, CA

Average pressure in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.8").

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Average wind speed in December
La Quinta, CA

Average wind speed in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average wind speed in December: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
La Quinta, CA

Average humidity in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average humidity in December: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (47%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July and August (29%).

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Average rainfall in December
La Quinta, CA

Average rainfall in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in December
La Quinta, CA

Average rainfall days in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1.8 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
La Quinta, CA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
La Quinta, CA

Average sunshine days in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (27.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (18.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
La Quinta, CA

Average UV index in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average UV index in December: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in December
La Quinta, CA

Average cloud cover in December - La Quinta, CA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in December
La Quinta, CA

Average visibility in December - La Quinta, CA
  • 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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