December weather forecast and climate
Breckenridge, CO

The hilly forest slopes overlooking the vast mountain ranges of Breckenridge in Colorado
The hilly forest slopes overlooking the vast mountain ranges of Breckenridge in Colorado

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Breckenridge, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature varying between 21.2°F (-6°C) and 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 21.2°F (-6°C) and an average low-temperature of 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Breckenridge is 85%.

Rainfall

In Breckenridge, in December, during 4.5 rainfall days, 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Breckenridge, Colorado, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110.4 days and collects up to 24.09" (612mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Breckenridge. In December, it is snowing for 17.6 days. Throughout December, 10.83" (275mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Breckenridge, Colorado, there are 158 snowfall days, and 118.82" (3018mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Breckenridge, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 coldest month in Breckenridge?

December is the coldest month in Breckenridge, with an average high-temperature of 21.2°F (-6°C) and an average low-temperature of 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Breckenridge?

The average relative humidity in December is 85%.

How many days does it rain in December in Breckenridge?

In Breckenridge, during December, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Breckenridge?

In Breckenridge, in December, snow falls for 17.6 days, with typically accumulated 10.83" (275mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Breckenridge?

With an average of 9.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in Breckenridge?

The average length of the day in December in Breckenridge is 9.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Breckenridge have in December?

In Breckenridge, Colorado, the average sunshine in December is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Breckenridge?

February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Breckenridge.

What is the UV index reading in December in Breckenridge?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Breckenridge, Colorado, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average temperature in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 21.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (21.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.1°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (0.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average pressure in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.16"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94").

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Average wind speed in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average wind speed in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average humidity in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (54%).

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Average rainfall in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average rainfall in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.34"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.14").

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Average rainfall days in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average snowfall in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 10.83"

The month with the highest snowfall is May (19.69").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.24").

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Average snowfall days in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 17.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (22.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (1.3 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average UV index in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in December
Breckenridge, CO

Average visibility in December - Breckenridge, CO
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (4mi).

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