December weather forecast and climate
Elkhorn City, KY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, with average temperature varying between 32.4°F (0.2°C) and 45°F (7.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C) in November, to a frosty 45°F (7.2°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 32.4°F (0.2°C).

Humidity

In Elkhorn City, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Elkhorn City, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Elkhorn City, there are 169.1 rainfall days, and 32.09" (815mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In December, it is snowing for 6.7 days. Throughout December, 4.61" (117mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 36.4 snowfall days, and 22.36" (568mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Elkhorn City is December, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 4.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, are January, February 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 the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Elkhorn City?

The average relative humidity in December in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Elkhorn City?

In Elkhorn City, Kentucky, in December, during 10.8 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Elkhorn City?

In Elkhorn City, Kentucky, during December, snow falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.61" (117mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Elkhorn City?

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Elkhorn City, Kentucky.

What is the average length of the day in December in Elkhorn City?

The average length of the day in December is 9.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Elkhorn City have in December?

In Elkhorn City, the average sunshine in December is 4.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Elkhorn City?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Elkhorn City?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average temperature in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average high temperature in December: 45°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average pressure in December - Elkhorn City, 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 (29.99").

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Average wind speed in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average wind speed in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average wind speed in December: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average humidity in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average rainfall in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.65").

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Average rainfall days in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average rainfall days in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average snowfall in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.59").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average snowfall days in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.4 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
Elkhorn City, KY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • 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: 4.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average sunshine days in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average UV index in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average cloud cover in December - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 55

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in December
Elkhorn City, KY

Average visibility in December - Elkhorn City, 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).

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