December weather forecast
West Frankfort, IL

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in West Frankfort, is still a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and an average high of 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Temperature

In West Frankfort, Illinois, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cool 53.8°F (12.1°C) in November, to a chilly 43.7°F (6.5°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

In West Frankfort, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 10.3 days. Throughout December, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 167.2 rainfall days, and 37.68" (957mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In West Frankfort, during 4.1 snowfall days, 1.34" (34mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in West Frankfort, there are 19.8 snowfall days, and 6.57" (167mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in West Frankfort is 4.8h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in West Frankfort. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 West Frankfort?

The average relative humidity in December in West Frankfort, Illinois, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December in West Frankfort?

In December, the rain falls for 10.3 days. Throughout December, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in West Frankfort?

In West Frankfort, Illinois, during December, snow falls for 4.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in West Frankfort?

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in West Frankfort, Illinois.

How many hours of daylight does West Frankfort have in December?

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

How many hours of sunshine does West Frankfort have in December?

In West Frankfort, Illinois, the average sunshine in December is 4.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in West Frankfort?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in West Frankfort?

In West Frankfort, Illinois, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average temperature in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average high temperature in December: 43.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average pressure in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average wind speed in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (9.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average humidity in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average rainfall in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.92").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average rainfall days in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average snowfall in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.34"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.93").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average snowfall days in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • 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: 4.8h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average sunshine days in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average UV index in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average cloud cover in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in December
West Frankfort, IL

Average visibility in December - West Frankfort, IL
  • 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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