December weather forecast and climate
Gaylord, MI

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Gaylord, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature varying between 21.6°F (-5.8°C) and 29.3°F (-1.5°C).

Temperature

In Gaylord, the average high-temperature drops, from a wintry 40.1°F (4.5°C) in November, to a freezing cold 29.3°F (-1.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Gaylord, is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Gaylord is 89%.

Rainfall

In Gaylord, Michigan, in December, during 5.4 rainfall days, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gaylord, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.2 days and collects up to 26.42" (671mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Gaylord. In Gaylord, snow falls for 21.5 days, with typically accumulated 9.49" (241mm) of snow. In Gaylord, during the entire year, snow falls for 107.7 days, and aggregates up to 50.67" (1287mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 8.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In Gaylord, Michigan, the average sunshine in December is 1.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Gaylord, Michigan, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
[Resources]

FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Gaylord?

In December, the average high-temperature is 29.3°F (-1.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Gaylord?

In December, the average relative humidity in Gaylord is 89%.

How much does it rain in Gaylord in December?

In Gaylord, Michigan, in December, during 5.4 rainfall days, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Gaylord?

In Gaylord, during December, snow falls for 21.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.49" (241mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gaylord?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

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

In Gaylord, the average length of the day in December is 8.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Gaylord?

In December, the average sunshine in Gaylord, Michigan, is 1.9h.

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

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Gaylord.

What is the UV index reading in December in Gaylord?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Gaylord, MI

Average temperature in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (14.5°F).

[Resources]

Average pressure in December
Gaylord, MI

Average pressure in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average pressure in December: 30.03"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

[Resources]

Average wind speed in December
Gaylord, MI

Average wind speed in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February, April and December (8.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

[Resources]

Average humidity in December
Gaylord, MI

Average humidity in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 89%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (71%).

[Resources]

Average rainfall in December
Gaylord, MI

Average rainfall in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.57").

[Resources]

Average rainfall days in December
Gaylord, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.8 days).

[Resources]

Average snowfall in December
Gaylord, MI

Average snowfall in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 9.49"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (11.69").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

[Resources]

Average snowfall days in December
Gaylord, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 21.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (23.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

[Resources]

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Gaylord, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.3h).

[Resources]

Average sunshine days in December
Gaylord, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6 days).

[Resources]

Average UV index in December
Gaylord, MI

Average UV index in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

[Resources]

Average cloud cover in December
Gaylord, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 82

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 86).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 35).

[Resources]

Average visibility in December
Gaylord, MI

Average visibility in December - Gaylord, MI
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June and July (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (4mi).

[Resources]