Idaho Springs
Colorado, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Idaho Springs, CO

The emerald water of St. Mary
The emerald water of St. Mary's Lake circled by green pine trees and vast hill ranges in the Idaho Springs, Colorado, with low hanging clouds
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Idaho Springs, Colorado, with average temperature ranging between max 39.9°F (4.4°C) and min 16.5°F (-8.6°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a frosty 47.3°F (8.5°C) in November, to a cold 39.9°F (4.4°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 16.5°F (-8.6°C).

Rainfall

Throughout December, 0.5" (11.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. During the entire year, Idaho Springs aggregates up to 15.1" (382.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Idaho Springs are January through June, September through December. In Idaho Springs, 7.2" (182.9mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, 72" (1828.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in Idaho Springs?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Idaho Springs, is 39.9°F (4.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 16.5°F (-8.6°C).

How much does it rain in Idaho Springs in December?

Throughout December, in Idaho Springs, Colorado, 0.5" (11.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Idaho Springs in December?

During December, Idaho Springs regularly aggregates up to 7.2" (182.9mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Idaho Springs?

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

How many hours of daylight does Idaho Springs have in December?

In Idaho Springs, the average length of the day in December is 9.4h.
Average temperature in December - Idaho Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 39.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 16.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (47.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.1°F).

Average rainfall in December - Idaho Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.3").

Average snowfall in December - Idaho Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 7.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (15.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average daylight in December - Idaho Springs, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).