December weather forecast
Kirtley, KY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Kirtley, Kentucky, with an average temperature varying between 33.8°F (1°C) and 45.7°F (7.6°C).

Temperature

In Kirtley, the average high-temperature in December drops from a fresh 54.9°F (12.7°C) in November to a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 33.8°F (1°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Kirtley, during December, the rain falls for 7.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114.1 rainfall days, and 10.63" (270mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Kirtley, during December, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.08" (2mm) of snow. In Kirtley, Kentucky, during the entire year, snow falls for 12.5 days and aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 38min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 4:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 4:40 pm CST.

Sunshine

In Kirtley, the average sunshine in December is 4.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Kirtley?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Kirtley, is 45.7°F (7.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is computed to be 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Kirtley?

The average relative humidity in December is 78%.

How much does it rain in Kirtley in December?

In Kirtley, Kentucky, in December, it is raining for 7.4 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Kirtley?

In Kirtley, in December, snow falls for 2.1 days, with typically accumulated 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kirtley?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 38min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kirtley have in December?

In Kirtley, the average day length in December is 9h and 38min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Kirtley?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 4:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 4:40 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Kirtley have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Kirtley, Kentucky, is 4.6h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Kirtley?

In Kirtley, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Kirtley, KY

Average temperature in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average high temperature in December: 45.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 33.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Kirtley, KY

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Kirtley, KY

Average wind speed in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Kirtley, KY

Average humidity in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kirtley, KY

Average rainfall in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kirtley, KY

Average rainfall days in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kirtley, KY

Average snowfall in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.63").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Kirtley, KY

Average snowfall days in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.7 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
Kirtley, KY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 38min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kirtley, KY

Average sunshine days in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kirtley, KY

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Kirtley, KY

Average cloud cover in December - Kirtley, KY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in December
Kirtley, KY

Average visibility in December - Kirtley, KY
  • 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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