December weather forecast and climate
West Mineral, KS

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in West Mineral, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between min 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and max 45.5°F (7.5°C).

Temperature

In West Mineral, the average high-temperature decreases, from a mild 56.1°F (13.4°C) in November, to a frosty 45.5°F (7.5°C). In West Mineral, in December, the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in West Mineral is 73%.

Rainfall

In West Mineral, during December, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation. In West Mineral, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.7 days and collects up to 30.67" (779mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May, November and December are months with snowfall. In West Mineral, in December, during 2 snowfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 10.6 snowfall days, and 4.33" (110mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in West Mineral is 5.7h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in West Mineral are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in West Mineral?

The average high-temperature, in December, in West Mineral, Kansas, is 45.5°F (7.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in West Mineral?

The average relative humidity in December is 73%.

How much does it rain in West Mineral in December?

In December, in West Mineral, Kansas, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout December, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in West Mineral?

In West Mineral, in December, during 2 snowfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in West Mineral?

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in West Mineral?

In West Mineral, Kansas, the average length of the day in December is 9.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does West Mineral have in December?

The average sunshine in December in West Mineral, Kansas, is 5.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in West Mineral?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in West Mineral?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in West Mineral is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 45.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.3°F).

Average pressure in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (10.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

Average humidity in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average humidity in December: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.35").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (1.38").

Average rainfall days in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.59"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.09").
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.7h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

Average sunshine days in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

Average UV index in December - West Mineral, 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 and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December - West Mineral, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 38

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 43).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and August (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in December - West Mineral, 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).