December weather forecast and climate
Big Laurel, KY

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Big Laurel, Kentucky, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.9°F (0.5°C) and 45.1°F (7.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a fresh 53.6°F (12°C) in November, to a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C). In December, in Big Laurel, Kentucky, the average low-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Big Laurel, Kentucky, during December, the rain falls for 14.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 190.4 rainfall days, and 40.28" (1023mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In December, in Big Laurel, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout December, 2.87" (73mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Big Laurel, there are 34 snowfall days, and 15.71" (399mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Big Laurel.

Sunshine

In Big Laurel, the average sunshine is 4.8h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Big Laurel. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard 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:
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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Big Laurel?

In Big Laurel, in December, the average high-temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Big Laurel?

In Big Laurel, the average relative humidity in December is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Big Laurel?

In December, in Big Laurel, Kentucky, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout December, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Big Laurel?

In Big Laurel, Kentucky, in December, snow falls for 6.8 days, with typically accumulated 2.87" (73mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Big Laurel?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Big Laurel have in December?

In Big Laurel, Kentucky, the average length of the day in December is 9.7h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Big Laurel?

The average sunshine in December is 4.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Big Laurel?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Big Laurel?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average high temperature in December: 45.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.8°F).

Average pressure in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

Average wind speed in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.8mph).

Average humidity in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June, August and November (77%).

Average rainfall in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.62"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.57").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.24").

Average rainfall days in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.21").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average sunshine days in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (9.1 days).

Average UV index in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 53

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

Average visibility in December - Big Laurel, KY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (5mi).