December weather forecast
Rye, CO

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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Rye, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 15.6°F (-9.1°C) and 33.3°F (0.7°C).

Temperature

A decrease in the average high-temperature is observed during December, shifting from a frosty 44.1°F (6.7°C) in November to a wintry 33.3°F (0.7°C). Throughout December, the average low-temperature dips to a subzero cold 15.6°F (-9.1°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Rye, in December, during 6.5 rainfall days, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Rye, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125.5 days and collects up to 19.84" (504mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Rye are January through June, September through December. In December, it is snowing for 10.3 days. Throughout December, 6.14" (156mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Rye, there are 73.4 snowfall days, and 53.07" (1348mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 36min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 4:50 pm MST.

Sunshine

In Rye, the average sunshine in December is 6.9h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, a daily UV index of 2 turns into the following recommendations:
Unlike children, who always need sun protection, most individuals can remain in the sun for up to an hour without getting burnt. The Sun's harshest UV rays are around midday; it's wise to seek shade and limit time outdoors. To cut down UV radiation exposure by about half, sport a wide-brim hat. Alert! The snow's reflection can amplify the UV radiation of the Sun nearly twice.
Updated: Jun 18, 2024
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in December?

In Rye, in December, the average high-temperature is 33.3°F (0.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 15.6°F (-9.1°C).

What is the average humidity in December?

In Rye, the average relative humidity in December is 72%.

How much does it rain in December?

In December, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout December, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December?

In Rye, during December, snow falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.14" (156mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days?

With an average of 9h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Rye have in December?

In December, the average day length is 9h and 35min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December?

On the first day of December in Rye, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 4:50 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Rye have in December?

In Rye, the average sunshine duration in December is 6.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Rye?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average snowfall days
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Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in December
Rye, CO

Average temperature in December - Rye, CO
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 15.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.7°F).

Average pressure in December
Rye, CO

Average pressure in December - Rye, CO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.9"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Rye, CO

Average wind speed in December - Rye, CO
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (8.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

Average humidity in December
Rye, CO

Average humidity in December - Rye, CO
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (43%).

Average rainfall in December
Rye, CO

Average rainfall in December - Rye, CO
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.63").

Average rainfall days in December
Rye, CO

Average rainfall days in December - Rye, CO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.3 days).

Average snowfall in December
Rye, CO

Average snowfall in December - Rye, CO
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.14"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (9.37").
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Rye, CO

Average snowfall days in December - Rye, CO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Rye, CO
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in December
Rye, CO

Average sunshine days in December - Rye, CO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6 days).

Average UV index in December
Rye, CO

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
Rye, CO

Average cloud cover in December - Rye, CO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 14).

Average visibility in December
Rye, CO

Average visibility in December - Rye, CO
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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