December weather forecast and climate
Kansas City, KS

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Kansas City, is still a cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 27.3°F (-2.6°C) and an average high of 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Temperature

In Kansas City, the average high-temperature in December drops, from a cool 52.5°F (11.4°C) in November, to a cold 40.8°F (4.9°C). In December, in Kansas City, the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 74%.

Rainfall

In Kansas City, it is raining for 5.2 days, with typically 0.91" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Kansas City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.2 days and collects up to 20.75" (527mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In December, it is snowing for 3.3 days. Throughout December, 0.63" (16mm) of snow is accumulated. In Kansas City, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.5 days, and aggregates up to 4.69" (119mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 5.4h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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 temperature in December in Kansas City?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Kansas City, Kansas, is 40.8°F (4.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Kansas City?

The average relative humidity in December is 74%.

How much does it rain in Kansas City in December?

In December, the rain falls for 5.2 days. Throughout December, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Kansas City?

In December, in Kansas City, Kansas, it is snowing for 3.3 days. Throughout December, 0.63" (16mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kansas City?

The month with the shortest days in Kansas City, Kansas, is December, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kansas City have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 9.5h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average sunshine in December is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kansas City?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City.

How high is the UV index in December in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Kansas City, KS

Average temperature in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 40.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Kansas City, KS

Average pressure in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89").

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Average wind speed in December
Kansas City, KS

Average wind speed in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Kansas City, KS

Average humidity in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average humidity in December: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall days in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.63"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.81").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.3 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 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
Kansas City, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kansas City, 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: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kansas City, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 22.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kansas City, KS

Average UV index in December - Kansas City, KS
  • 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Kansas City, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Kansas City, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in December
Kansas City, KS

Average visibility in December - Kansas City, 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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