December weather forecast
Frankfort, KY

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn
The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Frankfort, Kentucky, with an average temperature fluctuating between 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and 43.9°F (6.6°C).

Temperature

In Frankfort, the average high-temperature in December decreases from a fresh 52.9°F (11.6°C) in November to a chilly 43.9°F (6.6°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout December, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Frankfort, Kentucky, there are 154.4 rainfall days, and 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Frankfort. In Frankfort, Kentucky, during December, snow falls for 6.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of snow. In Frankfort, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.4 days and aggregates up to 6.3" (160mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 34min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Frankfort.
On the first day of December in Frankfort, Kentucky, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:19 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 5:29 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Frankfort, the average sunshine in December is 4.4h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Frankfort are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, in December, the average high-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is calculated to be 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Frankfort?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, during December, the rain falls for 11.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Frankfort?

In December, in Frankfort, it is snowing for 6.2 days. Throughout December, 0.71" (18mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Frankfort?

The month with the shortest days in Frankfort, Kentucky, is December, with an average of 9h and 34min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Frankfort?

In December, the average day length in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 9h and 34min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Frankfort?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:19 pm. On the last day of the month, in Frankfort, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 5:29 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.4h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Frankfort?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Frankfort, KY

Average temperature in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average high temperature in December: 43.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Frankfort, KY

Average pressure in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Frankfort, KY

Average wind speed in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average wind speed in December: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Frankfort, KY

Average humidity in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in December
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall days in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.61").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall days in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Frankfort, KY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 47min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 34min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Frankfort, KY

Average sunshine days in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Frankfort, KY

Average UV index in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Frankfort, KY

Average cloud cover in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in December
Frankfort, KY

Average visibility in December - Frankfort, KY
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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