December weather forecast and climate
Salina, KS

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Salina, Kansas, with average temperature varying between 27°F (-2.8°C) and 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cool 54.3°F (12.4°C) in November, to a cold 41.7°F (5.4°C). In Salina, in December, the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Salina is 70%.

Rainfall

In Salina, Kansas, during December, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation. In Salina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.8 days and collects up to 18.7" (475mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Salina, during December, snow falls for 2.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of snow. In Salina, during the entire year, snow falls for 15.8 days, and aggregates up to 7.36" (187mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 6h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Salina.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Salina. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December 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. 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. 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 Salina?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Salina?

In Salina, in December, it is raining for 3.5 days, with typically 0.71" (18mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Salina in December?

In Salina, Kansas, in December, snow falls for 2.7 days, with typically accumulated 1.06" (27mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Salina?

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

What is the average length of the day in December in Salina?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Salina?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Salina, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Salina?

In Salina, the average sunshine in December is 6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Salina?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Salina?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Salina, Kansas, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Salina, KS

Average temperature in December - Salina, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 41.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Salina, KS

Average pressure in December - Salina, 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
Salina, KS

Average wind speed in December - Salina, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Salina, KS

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (61%).

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Average rainfall in December
Salina, KS

Average rainfall in December - Salina, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in December
Salina, KS

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Salina, KS

Average snowfall in December - Salina, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.06"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.24").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Salina, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Salina, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.5 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
Salina, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Salina, 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: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Salina, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Salina, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (24.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Salina, KS

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Salina, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Salina, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in December
Salina, KS

Average visibility in December - Salina, 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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