December weather forecast and climate
Pitkin, CO

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Pitkin, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 25.3°F (-3.7°C) and min 3°F (-16.1°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 25.3°F (-3.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 3°F (-16.1°C).

Humidity

In Pitkin, the average relative humidity in December is 84%.

Rainfall

In Pitkin, during December, the rain falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 102.9 rainfall days, and 10.63" (270mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Pitkin are January through June, August through December. In Pitkin, in December, during 12.1 snowfall days, 5.04" (128mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Pitkin, there are 90.8 snowfall days, and 41.65" (1058mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Pitkin is 6.4h.

UV index

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Pitkin. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Pitkin?

The coldest month in Pitkin is December, with an average high-temperature of 25.3°F (-3.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 3°F (-16.1°C).

What is the temperature in December in Pitkin?

In Pitkin, Colorado, in December, the average high-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 3°F (-16.1°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Pitkin?

The average relative humidity in December in Pitkin, Colorado, is 84%.

How much does it rain in Pitkin in December?

In Pitkin, Colorado, in December, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Pitkin in December?

In December, it is snowing for 12.1 days. Throughout December, 5.04" (128mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Pitkin?

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

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

In Pitkin, the average length of the day in December is 9.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Pitkin have in December?

In Pitkin, Colorado, the average sunshine in December is 6.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Pitkin?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Pitkin?

In Pitkin, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Pitkin, CO

Average temperature in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 25.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (25.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Pitkin, CO

Average pressure in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.17"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.94").

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Average wind speed in December
Pitkin, CO

Average wind speed in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.2mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Pitkin, CO

Average humidity in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (46%).

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Average rainfall in December
Pitkin, CO

Average rainfall in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.97").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in December
Pitkin, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Pitkin, CO

Average snowfall in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (7.36").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Pitkin, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Pitkin, CO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Pitkin, 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: 6.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Pitkin, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Pitkin, CO

Average UV index in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Pitkin, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in December
Pitkin, CO

Average visibility in December - Pitkin, CO
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

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

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