December weather forecast and climate
Abilene, KS

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Abilene, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between min 26.8°F (-2.9°C) and max 41.4°F (5.2°C).

Temperature

In Abilene, the average high-temperature in December decreases, from a fresh 54.1°F (12.3°C) in November, to a cold 41.4°F (5.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Abilene, is 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Abilene is 70%.

Rainfall

In Abilene, during December, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation. In Abilene, during the entire year, the rain falls for 104.5 days and collects up to 18.58" (472mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Abilene, during 2.8 snowfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Abilene, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.1 days, and aggregates up to 7.2" (183mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. 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 Abilene?

In December, the average relative humidity in Abilene is 70%.

How much does it rain in Abilene in December?

In Abilene, Kansas, in December, during 3.5 rainfall days, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Abilene in December?

In Abilene, in December, snow falls for 2.8 days, with typically accumulated 1.02" (26mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Abilene?

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 Abilene?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Abilene?

The month with the least sunshine in Abilene, Kansas, is December, with an average of 5.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Abilene?

In December, the average sunshine in Abilene, Kansas, is 5.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Abilene?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Abilene?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Abilene, KS

Average temperature in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 41.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Abilene, KS

Average pressure in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in December
Abilene, KS

Average wind speed in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Abilene, KS

Average humidity in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average humidity in December: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (73%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and October (63%).

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Average rainfall in December
Abilene, KS

Average rainfall in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in December
Abilene, KS

Average rainfall days in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Abilene, KS

Average snowfall in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.02"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.44").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Abilene, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.2 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
Abilene, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average daylight in December: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Abilene, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Abilene, KS

Average UV index in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Abilene, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Abilene, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in December
Abilene, KS

Average visibility in December - Abilene, KS
  • 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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