December weather forecast and climate
La Junta, CO

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in La Junta, is still a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.2°F (-3.2°C) and an average high of 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 43.7°F (6.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.2°F (-3.2°C).

Humidity

In La Junta, the average relative humidity in December is 57%.

Rainfall

In December, in La Junta, the rain falls for 3.1 days. Throughout December, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 83.3 rainfall days, and 10.16" (258mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in La Junta. In La Junta, during 4.6 snowfall days, 1.57" (40mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In La Junta, during the entire year, snow falls for 24.2 days, and aggregates up to 11.5" (292mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

In La Junta, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in La Junta are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in La Junta?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 43.7°F (6.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.2°F (-3.2°C).

What is the average humidity in December in La Junta?

In December, the average relative humidity is 57%.

How much does it rain in La Junta in December?

In December, the rain falls for 3.1 days. Throughout December, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in La Junta in December?

In La Junta, Colorado, in December, snow falls for 4.6 days, with typically accumulated 1.57" (40mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in La Junta?

December has the shortest days of the year in La Junta, Colorado, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does La Junta have in December?

The average length of the day in December in La Junta is 9.6h.

How long on average sun shines in December in La Junta?

In La Junta, the average sunshine in December is 6.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in La Junta?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in La Junta.

How high is the UV index in December in La Junta?

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

Average temperature in December
La Junta, CO

Average temperature in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 43.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (26.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
La Junta, CO

Average pressure in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in December
La Junta, CO

Average wind speed in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
La Junta, CO

Average humidity in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 57%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (58%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (37%).

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Average rainfall in December
La Junta, CO

Average rainfall in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in December
La Junta, CO

Average rainfall days in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
La Junta, CO

Average snowfall in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.57"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.87").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
La Junta, CO

Average snowfall days in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.8 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
La Junta, CO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
La Junta, CO

Average sunshine days in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (24.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
La Junta, CO

Average UV index in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
La Junta, CO

Average cloud cover in December - La Junta, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 23

Months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 25).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in December
La Junta, CO

Average visibility in December - La Junta, 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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