December weather forecast and climate
Las Animas, CO

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Las Animas, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 43.7°F (6.5°C) and an average low of 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 43.7°F (6.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Las Animas is 57%.

Rainfall

January, November and December are months with the least rain in Las Animas when the rain falls for 3.6 days and typically aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of rain.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Las Animas. In Las Animas, during December, snow falls for 4.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 23.2 snowfall days, and 10.28" (261mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Las Animas is 6.8h.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 coldest month in Las Animas?

With an average high-temperature of 43.7°F (6.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C), December is the coldest month.

What is the average humidity in December in Las Animas?

The average relative humidity in December in Las Animas is 57%.

What is the driest month in Las Animas?

January, November and December are months with the least rain in Las Animas, Colorado, when the rain falls for 3.6 days and typically aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of rain.

How many days does it rain in December in Las Animas?

In Las Animas, Colorado, in December, during 3.6 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Las Animas?

In December, in Las Animas, it is snowing for 4.8 days. Throughout December, 1.46" (37mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Las Animas?

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Las Animas.

What is the average length of the day in December in Las Animas?

In Las Animas, the average length of the day in December is 9.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Las Animas have in December?

In Las Animas, Colorado, the average sunshine in December is 6.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Las Animas?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Las Animas?

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

Average temperature in December
Las Animas, CO

Average temperature in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 43.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (26.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Las Animas, CO

Average pressure in December - Las Animas, 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 (29.82").

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Average wind speed in December
Las Animas, CO

Average wind speed in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (8.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Las Animas, CO

Average humidity in December - Las Animas, 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 (38%).

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Average rainfall in December
Las Animas, CO

Average rainfall in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.81").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, November and December (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in December
Las Animas, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Las Animas, CO

Average snowfall in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.46"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.17").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Las Animas, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.2 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
Las Animas, CO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Las Animas, 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
Las Animas, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Las Animas, CO

Average UV index in December - Las Animas, 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
Las Animas, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Las Animas, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 23

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

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Average visibility in December
Las Animas, CO

Average visibility in December - Las Animas, 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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