December weather forecast
Pagosa Springs, CO

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, with average temperature ranging between max 30.7°F (-0.7°C) and min 8.2°F (-13.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cold 41.9°F (5.5°C) in November, to a subzero cold 30.7°F (-0.7°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 8.2°F (-13.2°C).

Humidity

In Pagosa Springs, the average relative humidity in December is 81%.

Rainfall

In Pagosa Springs, Colorado, during December, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Pagosa Springs, there are 107 rainfall days, and 17.56" (446mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Pagosa Springs, during December, snow falls for 12.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 11.81" (300mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 71.9 snowfall days, and 70.08" (1780mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is December, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 6.4h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Pagosa Springs?

The average relative humidity in December in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Pagosa Springs in December?

In December, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout December, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Pagosa Springs?

In Pagosa Springs, Colorado, in December, during 12.4 snowfall days, 11.81" (300mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

What is the average length of the day in December in Pagosa Springs?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Pagosa Springs?

The average sunshine in December is 6.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Pagosa Springs?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Pagosa Springs?

In Pagosa Springs, Colorado, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average temperature in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 8.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average pressure in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.15"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.21").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.92").

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Average wind speed in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average wind speed in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 3.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are May and June (6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (3.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average humidity in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (42%).

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Average rainfall in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average rainfall in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.1 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and November (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average snowfall in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 11.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.45").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (13.6 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
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average UV index in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (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
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
Pagosa Springs, CO

Average visibility in December - Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (4mi).

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