December weather forecast and climate
Cañon City, CO

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Cañon City, Colorado, with average temperature ranging between max 38.3°F (3.5°C) and min 18.5°F (-7.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 48.4°F (9.1°C) in November, to a cold 38.3°F (3.5°C). In Cañon City, in December, the average low-temperature is 18.5°F (-7.5°C).

Humidity

In Cañon City, the average relative humidity is 65%.

Rainfall

In Cañon City, during December, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 108.6 rainfall days, and 10.83" (275mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cañon City, Colorado, are January through May, October through December. In Cañon City, during 5.5 snowfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Cañon City, during the entire year, snow falls for 38 days, and aggregates up to 23.94" (608mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Cañon City is December, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Cañon City, the average sunshine in December is 7.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Cañon City are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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 temperature in December in Cañon City?

In Cañon City, in December, the average high-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 18.5°F (-7.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Cañon City?

The average relative humidity in December in Cañon City is 65%.

How much does it rain in Cañon City in December?

In Cañon City, Colorado, during December, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Cañon City?

In Cañon City, during December, snow falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

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

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

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

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

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

In December, the average sunshine in Cañon City, Colorado, is 7.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cañon City?

January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Cañon City, Colorado.

What is the UV index reading in December in Cañon City?

In Cañon City, Colorado, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Cañon City, CO

Average temperature in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 38.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Cañon City, CO

Average pressure in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.91").

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Average wind speed in December
Cañon City, CO

Average wind speed in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Cañon City, CO

Average humidity in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 65%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

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Average rainfall in December
Cañon City, CO

Average rainfall in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in December
Cañon City, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Cañon City, CO

Average snowfall in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.63").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Cañon City, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Cañon City, CO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Cañon City, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 23.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Cañon City, CO

Average UV index in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Cañon City, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Cañon City, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 20

Months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 23).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September, October and November (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in December
Cañon City, CO

Average visibility in December - Cañon City, CO
  • 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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