December weather forecast
Lexington, KY

A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky

Weather in December

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Lexington is 80%.

Rainfall

In Lexington, in December, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 3.43" (87mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lexington, Kentucky, there are 172.1 rainfall days, and 37.95" (964mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Lexington, during 7.2 snowfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Lexington, during the entire year, snow falls for 34.8 days and aggregates up to 11.3" (287mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 35min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 5:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:53 am and sunset at 5:28 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 4.2h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Lexington. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Lexington?

The average relative humidity in December is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Lexington?

In Lexington, Kentucky, in December, during 12.8 rainfall days, 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Lexington in December?

In Lexington, in December, during 7.2 snowfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lexington?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 35min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Lexington have in December?

In Lexington, the average day length in December is 9h and 35min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Lexington?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 5:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:53 am and sunset at 5:28 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Lexington?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Lexington is 4.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Lexington?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Lexington?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Lexington, Kentucky, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Lexington, KY

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Lexington, KY

Average pressure in December - Lexington, 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 (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Lexington, KY

Average wind speed in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Lexington, KY

Average humidity in December - Lexington, 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 (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in December
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall days in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Lexington, KY

Average snowfall in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.07").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Lexington, KY

Average snowfall days in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.7 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
Lexington, KY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Lexington, KY

Average sunshine days in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Lexington, KY

Average UV index in December - Lexington, 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
Lexington, KY

Average cloud cover in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 57

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Lexington, KY

Average visibility in December - Lexington, KY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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