December weather forecast and climate
Topeka, KS

The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Topeka, is still a cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 27.3°F (-2.6°C) and max 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C) in November, to a wintry 40.8°F (4.9°C). In December, in Topeka, the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Humidity

In Topeka, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout December, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 123.3 rainfall days, and 23.82" (605mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Topeka, Kansas, during 3.4 snowfall days, 0.87" (22mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 16.5 snowfall days, and 6.5" (165mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Topeka, the average sunshine is 5.6h.

UV index

January, February, 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 low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 temperature in December in Topeka?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Topeka, 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 Topeka?

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

How much does it rain in Topeka in December?

In Topeka, in December, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Topeka in December?

In Topeka, in December, during 3.4 snowfall days, 0.87" (22mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Topeka?

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

How many hours of daylight does Topeka have in December?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Topeka?

In December, the average sunshine is 5.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Topeka?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Topeka?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Topeka, Kansas, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Topeka, KS

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°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
Topeka, KS

Average pressure in December - Topeka, 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 (29.87").

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Average wind speed in December
Topeka, KS

Average wind speed in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Topeka, KS

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in December
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in December
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall days in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 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
Topeka, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Topeka, 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: 5.6h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Topeka, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 22.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Topeka, KS

Average UV index in December - Topeka, 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
Topeka, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in December
Topeka, KS

Average visibility in December - Topeka, 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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