December weather forecast
Rapid River, MI

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Rapid River, Michigan, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.6°F (-5.8°C) and 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a wintry 39.9°F (4.4°C) in November, to a freezing cold 28.9°F (-1.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Rapid River, is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 84%.

Rainfall

In Rapid River, Michigan, in December, during 8.2 rainfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Rapid River, during the entire year, the rain falls for 139.7 days and collects up to 24.17" (614mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Rapid River, Michigan. In Rapid River, Michigan, during December, snow falls for 14.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.83" (148mm) of snow. In Rapid River, during the entire year, snow falls for 76.5 days, and aggregates up to 28.46" (723mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 8.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 3.2h.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Rapid River is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
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 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 average humidity in December in Rapid River?

The average relative humidity in December in Rapid River, Michigan, is 84%.

How much does it rain in Rapid River in December?

In Rapid River, Michigan, in December, during 8.2 rainfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Rapid River?

In Rapid River, Michigan, during December, snow falls for 14.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.83" (148mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Rapid River?

The month with the shortest days in Rapid River is December, with an average of 8.7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Rapid River have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 8.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rapid River have in December?

In Rapid River, the average sunshine in December is 3.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Rapid River?

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

Average temperature in December
Rapid River, MI

Average temperature in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (57.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Rapid River, MI

Average pressure in December - Rapid River, 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").

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Average wind speed in December
Rapid River, MI

Average wind speed in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (7.6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Rapid River, MI

Average humidity in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Rapid River, MI

Average rainfall in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.14").

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Average rainfall days in December
Rapid River, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Rapid River, MI

Average snowfall in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.83"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.42").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Rapid River, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.4 days).
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
Rapid River, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 8.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Rapid River, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Rapid River, MI

Average UV index in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Rapid River, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 65

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 70).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Rapid River, MI

Average visibility in December - Rapid River, MI
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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