December weather forecast and climate
Richmond, KS

December, the first month of the winter, in Richmond, is still a chilly month, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and 43°F (6.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a fresh 53.8°F (12.1°C) in November, to a chilly 43°F (6.1°C). In December, in Richmond, the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 72%.

Rainfall

In December, in Richmond, the rain falls for 4.2 days. Throughout December, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Richmond, Kansas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.5 days and collects up to 12.44" (316mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, May, October through December. In Richmond, during December, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.39" (10mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Richmond, there are 11.3 snowfall days, and 2.2" (56mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Richmond, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Richmond, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Richmond. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Richmond?

In Richmond, in December, the average high-temperature is 43°F (6.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in December in Richmond, Kansas, is 72%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in December?

In Richmond, Kansas, in December, during 4.2 rainfall days, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Richmond?

In Richmond, Kansas, during December, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Richmond?

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

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in December?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in December?

In Richmond, the average sunshine in December is 5.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Richmond?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 43°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 28.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.8°F).

Average pressure in December - Richmond, 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 (29.89").

Average wind speed in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 10mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (10.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.2mph).

Average humidity in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

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

Average rainfall in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

Average rainfall days in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.75").
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.7h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average sunshine days in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.3 days).

Average UV index in December - Richmond, 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, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December - Richmond, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in December - Richmond, 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).