December weather forecast and climate
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
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Lansing, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average high of 33.3°F (0.7°C) and an average low of 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 cold 33.3°F (0.7°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout December, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 144.6 rainfall days, and 24.09" (612mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Lansing, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December 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 estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in December in Lansing?

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

How much does it rain in Lansing in December?

In Lansing, in December, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Lansing in December?

In Lansing, Michigan, 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?

December has the shortest days of the year in Lansing, Michigan, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Lansing, Michigan, is 9.1h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Lansing?

In December, the average sunshine is 3.4h.

When is 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 reading in December in Lansing?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Lansing, Michigan, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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).

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%).

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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

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).

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

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

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).

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

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