December weather forecast
Kalkaska, MI

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Kalkaska, is still a freezing cold month, with an average temperature varying between 30.2°F (-1°C) and 23°F (-5°C).

Temperature

In Kalkaska, the average high-temperature in December drops from a wintry 41°F (5°C) in November to a freezing cold 30.2°F (-1°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 23°F (-5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 87%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 6.2 days. Throughout December, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 132.4 rainfall days, and 23.19" (589mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Kalkaska, during December, snow falls for 19.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 8.27" (210mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Kalkaska, there are 95.2 snowfall days, and 38.39" (975mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 8h and 52min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 5:01 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:17 am and sunset at 5:09 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Kalkaska is 2.2h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 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 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. 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 Kalkaska?

In Kalkaska, the average relative humidity in December is 87%.

How much does it rain in Kalkaska in December?

In Kalkaska, during December, the rain falls for 6.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Kalkaska?

In December, it is snowing for 19.5 days. Throughout December, 8.27" (210mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kalkaska?

December has the shortest days of the year in Kalkaska, with an average of 8h and 52min of daylight.

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

In December, the average day length in Kalkaska is 8h and 52min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Kalkaska?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 5:01 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kalkaska, Michigan, sunrise is at 8:17 am and sunset at 5:09 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Kalkaska have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Kalkaska, Michigan, is 2.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kalkaska?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Kalkaska, Michigan.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kalkaska?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Kalkaska, Michigan, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average temperature in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average pressure in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average pressure in December: 30.04"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average wind speed in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and December (9.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average humidity in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average rainfall in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.34").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average snowfall in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 8.27"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (9.37").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 19.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (22.7 days).
The 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
Kalkaska, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kalkaska, MI

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 79

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 83).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Kalkaska, MI

Average visibility in December - Kalkaska, MI
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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