December weather forecast
Lansing, MI

The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Lansing, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature varying between 33.3°F (0.7°C) and 24.8°F (-4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops from a chilly 44.6°F (7°C) in November to a wintry 33.3°F (0.7°C). In Lansing, Michigan, in December, the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Lansing is 85%.

Rainfall

In Lansing, in December, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Lansing, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.6 days and collects up to 24.09" (612mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Lansing are January through May, October through December. In Lansing, during December, snow falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 59.2 snowfall days, and 16.46" (418mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Lansing is December, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 5:13 pm EST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 3.4h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. 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 Lansing?

In Lansing, in December, the average high-temperature is 33.3°F (0.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Lansing?

In Lansing, Michigan, the average relative humidity in December is 85%.

How many days does it rain in December in Lansing?

In Lansing, in December, during 8.3 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Lansing in December?

In Lansing, in December, snow falls for 12.6 days, with typically accumulated 2.91" (74mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lansing?

The month with the shortest days in Lansing, Michigan, is December, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.

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

In Lansing, the average day length in December is 9h and 6min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Lansing?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 5:13 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Lansing?

The average sunshine duration in December in Lansing is 3.4h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Lansing?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Lansing, Michigan, is 1. A UV Index 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
Lansing, MI

Average temperature in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 33.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Lansing, MI

Average pressure in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average pressure in December: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Lansing, MI

Average wind speed in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (10.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Lansing, MI

Average humidity in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

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Average rainfall in December
Lansing, MI

Average rainfall in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in December
Lansing, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Lansing, MI

Average snowfall in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.91"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.33").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Lansing, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.2 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
Lansing, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 6min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Lansing, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Lansing, MI

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Lansing, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Lansing, MI

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

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

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