December weather forecast
Belmond, IA

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Belmond, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature varying between 18.3°F (-7.6°C) and 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature plummets, from a chilly 43.2°F (6.2°C) in November, to a freezing cold 28.8°F (-1.8°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 18.3°F (-7.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 84%.

Rainfall

In Belmond, during 4.6 rainfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Belmond, during the entire year, the rain falls for 136.3 days and collects up to 26.18" (665mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In December, it is snowing for 9.7 days. Throughout December, 2.87" (73mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 44.7 snowfall days, and 20.51" (521mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 average humidity in December in Belmond?

The average relative humidity in December in Belmond is 84%.

How many days does it rain in December in Belmond?

In December, the rain falls for 4.6 days. Throughout December, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Belmond?

In Belmond, in December, during 9.7 snowfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Belmond?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Belmond have in December?

In Belmond, the average length of the day in December is 9.1h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Belmond?

In Belmond, Iowa, the average sunshine in December is 4.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Belmond?

Months with the lowest UV index in Belmond, Iowa, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Belmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Belmond, IA

Average temperature in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Belmond, IA

Average pressure in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

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Average wind speed in December
Belmond, IA

Average wind speed in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Belmond, IA

Average humidity in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Belmond, IA

Average rainfall in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.42"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.98").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.98").

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Average rainfall days in December
Belmond, IA

Average rainfall days in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Belmond, IA

Average snowfall in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.94").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Belmond, IA

Average snowfall days in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.8 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
Belmond, IA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Belmond, IA

Average sunshine days in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10 days).

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Average UV index in December
Belmond, IA

Average UV index in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
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
Belmond, IA

Average cloud cover in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 57

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 61).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Belmond, IA

Average visibility in December - Belmond, IA
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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