December weather forecast
Coaldale, CO

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Coaldale, Colorado, with an average temperature fluctuating between 11.5°F and 31.6°F.

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature goes from a frosty 42.8°F in November to a freezing cold 31.6°F. An average low-temperature of 11.5°F is noted during the nights in December.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Coaldale is 74%.

Rainfall

In Coaldale, during December, the rain falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.31" of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 58.1 rainfall days, and 5.83" of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, October through December are months with snowfall. In Coaldale, in December, during 7.1 snowfall days, 2.68" of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 42.8 snowfall days, and 19.09" of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 30min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Coaldale, Colorado.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of December, in Coaldale, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:52 pm MST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Coaldale is 6.7h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the maximum UV index of 2 transforms into these recommendations:
Prolonged sun exposure generally does not trouble most people. However, it is vital to ensure protection for babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin. When the Sun is at its strongest around midday, find shade and limit exposure. Tightly woven clothing, when worn loosely, shields effectively against the Sun. Mind this! Nearly twice the UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by the snow.
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FAQ

How cold is December in Coaldale?

An average high-temperature, in December, in Coaldale, is 31.6°F and the average low-temperature is 11.5°F.

What is the average humidity in December in Coaldale?

In Coaldale, the average relative humidity in December is 74%.

How many days does it rain in December in Coaldale?

In December, in Coaldale, the rain falls for 1.4 days. Throughout December, 0.31" of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Coaldale in December?

In Coaldale, Colorado, in December, snow falls for 7.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.68" of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Coaldale?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 30min of daylight.

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

In December, the average day length in Coaldale is 9h and 33min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Coaldale?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:52 pm MST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Coaldale?

In Coaldale, the average sunshine duration in December is 6.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Coaldale?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Coaldale?

In Coaldale, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Coaldale, CO

Average temperature in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 31.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (47.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Coaldale, CO

Average pressure in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.18"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Coaldale, CO

Average wind speed in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Coaldale, CO

Average humidity in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

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Average rainfall in December
Coaldale, CO

Average rainfall in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.31"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in December
Coaldale, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Coaldale, CO

Average snowfall in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.68"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.43").
The months with the least snowfall are July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Coaldale, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Coaldale, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (15.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Coaldale, CO

Average UV index in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Coaldale, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 32).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in December
Coaldale, CO

Average visibility in December - Coaldale, CO
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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