December weather forecast
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 an average temperature fluctuating between 40.8°F (4.9°C) and 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a fresh 53.1°F (11.7°C) in November to a cold 40.8°F (4.9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Humidity

In Topeka, the average relative humidity in December is 72%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout December, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Topeka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.3 days and collects up to 23.82" (605mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Topeka. In Topeka, during December, snow falls for 3.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of snow. 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 9h and 29min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:10 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Topeka is 5.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Topeka are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Topeka?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Topeka?

In Topeka, Kansas, in December, during 5 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Topeka in December?

In Topeka, Kansas, 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?

December has the shortest days of the year in Topeka, with an average of 9h and 29min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Topeka have in December?

In December, the average day length in Topeka, Kansas, is 9h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Topeka?

On the first day of December in Topeka, Kansas, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:10 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Topeka?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Topeka is 5.6h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Topeka?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Topeka, Kansas, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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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"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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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").
The 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).
The 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: 9h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The 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).
The 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

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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