December weather forecast
Independence, KS

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Independence, is still a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 45.5°F (7.5°C) and an average low of 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Temperature

In Independence, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C) in November to a frosty 45.5°F (7.5°C). In December, in Independence, the average low-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Independence, in December, it is raining for 5.7 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Independence, there are 135 rainfall days, and 28.35" (720mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. In Independence, during 1.8 snowfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Independence, during the entire year, snow falls for 9.1 days and aggregates up to 3.23" (82mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 39min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of December, in Independence, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:15 pm CST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Independence are January and December, with an average of 5.8h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Independence?

The average relative humidity in December in Independence, Kansas, is 70%.

How many days does it rain in December in Independence?

In Independence, Kansas, during December, the rain falls for 5.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Independence?

In Independence, Kansas, in December, during 1.8 snowfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Independence?

With an average of 9h and 39min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Independence.

How many hours of daylight does Independence have in December?

The average day length in December in Independence, Kansas, is 9h and 39min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Independence?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, in Independence, Kansas, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:15 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Independence?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 5.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Independence have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Independence?

The months with the lowest UV index in Independence, Kansas, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Independence?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Independence, Kansas, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Independence, KS

Average temperature in December - Independence, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 45.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.3°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 (27.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Independence, KS

Average pressure in December - Independence, KS
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Independence, KS

Average wind speed in December - Independence, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Independence, KS

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and October (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Independence, KS

Average rainfall in December - Independence, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.24").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (0.98").

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Average rainfall days in December
Independence, KS

Average rainfall days in December - Independence, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Independence, KS

Average snowfall in December - Independence, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.5").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Independence, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Independence, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Independence, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Independence, KS
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Independence, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Independence, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 22.1 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and December (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13 days).

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Average UV index in December
Independence, KS

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Independence, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Independence, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 41).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in December
Independence, KS

Average visibility in December - Independence, KS
  • 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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