December weather forecast
Buffalo Center, IA

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Buffalo Center, Iowa, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17.4°F (-8.1°C) and an average high of 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Temperature

In Buffalo Center, the average high-temperature in December declines considerably from a wintry 42.6°F (5.9°C) in November to a subzero cold 27.7°F (-2.4°C). In Buffalo Center, Iowa, the average low-temperature is 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 86%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 5.7 days. Throughout December, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Buffalo Center, during the entire year, the rain falls for 136.2 days and collects up to 25.39" (645mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Buffalo Center are January through May, October through December. In December, in Buffalo Center, it is snowing for 12 days. Throughout December, 3.35" (85mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 55.1 snowfall days, and 22.05" (560mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Buffalo Center, with an average of 9h and 2min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 4:41 pm. On the last day of December, in Buffalo Center, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 4:49 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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 temperature in December in Buffalo Center?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Buffalo Center, is 27.7°F (-2.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Buffalo Center?

In Buffalo Center, the average relative humidity in December is 86%.

How much does it rain in Buffalo Center in December?

In Buffalo Center, during December, the rain falls for 5.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Buffalo Center in December?

In Buffalo Center, Iowa, in December, during 12 snowfall days, 3.35" (85mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Buffalo Center?

December has the shortest days of the year in Buffalo Center, with an average of 9h and 2min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Buffalo Center have in December?

The average day length in December is 9h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Buffalo Center?

On the first day of December in Buffalo Center, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 4:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 4:49 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Buffalo Center?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Buffalo Center is 4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Buffalo Center?

The months with the lowest UV index in Buffalo Center, Iowa, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in December in Buffalo Center?

In Buffalo Center, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average temperature in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 17.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average pressure in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average wind speed in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average humidity in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average rainfall in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.98").

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Average rainfall days in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average rainfall days in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average snowfall in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.79").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average snowfall days in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.3 days).
The 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
Buffalo Center, IA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 21min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average sunshine days in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.6 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average UV index in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average cloud cover in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Buffalo Center, IA

Average visibility in December - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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