December weather forecast and climate
Nevada City, CA

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Nevada City, California, with temperature in the range of an average high of 49.1°F (9.5°C) and an average low of 34.7°F (1.5°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 49.1°F (9.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 34.7°F (1.5°C).

Humidity

In Nevada City, the average relative humidity in December is 68%.

Rainfall

In Nevada City, in December, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 6.22" (158mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Nevada City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.7 days and collects up to 39.02" (991mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Nevada City. In December, it is snowing for 3.5 days. Throughout December, 6.54" (166mm) of snow is accumulated. In Nevada City, California, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.1 days, and aggregates up to 57.83" (1469mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Nevada City, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

UV index

February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Nevada City. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Nevada City?

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 49.1°F (9.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 34.7°F (1.5°C).

What is the temperature in December in Nevada City?

In December, in Nevada City, the average high-temperature is 49.1°F (9.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.7°F (1.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Nevada City?

In Nevada City, the average relative humidity in December is 68%.

How much does it rain in Nevada City in December?

In Nevada City, California, during December, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.22" (158mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Nevada City in December?

In December, in Nevada City, it is snowing for 3.5 days. Throughout December, 6.54" (166mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Nevada City?

With an average of 9.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Nevada City.

How many hours of daylight does Nevada City have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Nevada City, California, is 9.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nevada City have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nevada City?

Months with the lowest UV index in Nevada City are February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Nevada City?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Nevada City is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Nevada City, CA

Average temperature in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average high temperature in December: 49.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (49.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 34.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (34.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Nevada City, CA

Average pressure in December - Nevada City, CA
  • 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 (29.9").

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Average wind speed in December
Nevada City, CA

Average wind speed in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Nevada City, CA

Average humidity in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average humidity in December: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (37%).

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Average rainfall in December
Nevada City, CA

Average rainfall in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average rainfall in December: 6.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (7.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in December
Nevada City, CA

Average rainfall days in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Nevada City, CA

Average snowfall in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (18.35").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Nevada City, CA

Average snowfall days in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Nevada City, CA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Nevada City, CA

Average sunshine days in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (28.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (13.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Nevada City, CA

Average UV index in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Nevada City, CA

Average cloud cover in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in December
Nevada City, CA

Average visibility in December - Nevada City, CA
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is March (5mi).

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