December weather forecast and climate
Coaldale, CO

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Coaldale, Colorado, with average temperature varying between 31.6°F (-0.2°C) and 11.5°F (-11.4°C).

Temperature

In Coaldale, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 42.8°F (6°C) in November, to a freezing cold 31.6°F (-0.2°C). In Coaldale, the average low-temperature is 11.5°F (-11.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Coaldale is 74%.

Rainfall

In December, in Coaldale, the rain falls for 1.4 days. Throughout December, 0.31" (8mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 58.1 rainfall days, and 5.83" (148mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Coaldale, Colorado, are January through June, October through December. In December, it is snowing for 7.1 days. Throughout December, 2.68" (68mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 42.8 snowfall days, and 19.09" (485mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 6.7h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Coaldale?

In Coaldale, Colorado, in December, the average high-temperature is 31.6°F (-0.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 11.5°F (-11.4°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Coaldale?

The average relative humidity in December is 74%.

How much does it rain in Coaldale in December?

In December, the rain falls for 1.4 days. Throughout December, 0.31" (8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Coaldale?

In December, it is snowing for 7.1 days. Throughout December, 2.68" (68mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Coaldale?

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

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

The average length of the day in December in Coaldale is 9.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Coaldale have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Coaldale 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.

How high is the UV index in December in Coaldale?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index 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
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"

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

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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").
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).
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: 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: 6.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
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

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

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