December weather forecast
Medicine Lake, MN

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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Medicine Lake, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 25.3°F (-3.7°C) and min 15.3°F (-9.3°C).

Temperature

With the onset of December, Medicine Lake's average high-temperature experiences a noticeable drop, receding from November's icy 40.1°F (4.5°C) to a subzero cold 25.3°F (-3.7°C). During the month of December, Medicine Lake anticipates a mean low-temperature of 15.3°F (-9.3°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Medicine Lake, in December, during 3.4 rainfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Medicine Lake, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.9 days and collects up to 20.24" (514mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 12.6 days and accumulates 4.45" (113mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 8h and 48min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 4:33 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 4:42 pm CST.

Sunshine

In Medicine Lake, Minnesota, the average sunshine in December is 3.3h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 1 during December translates into the following recommendations:
Prolonged exposure to sunlight rarely troubles the majority, but constant protection is vital for babies, children, and fair-skinned people. The midday Sun can be harmful due to its potent UV radiation; seek shade and reduce exposure. Arm yourself against UV rays' harm with protective apparel and UV-filtering shades. Be on the lookout! Nearly twofold UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
Updated: Jun 26, 2024
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is December?

An average high-temperature, in December, in Medicine Lake, is 25.3°F (-3.7°C) and the average low-temperature is 15.3°F (-9.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in July is calculated to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in December?

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

How many days does it rain in December?

In Medicine Lake, during December, the rain falls for 3.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most?

The month with the most snowfall is December, when snow falls for 12.6 days and typically aggregates up to 4.45" (113mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in December?

In Medicine Lake, in December, snow falls for 12.6 days, with typically accumulated 4.45" (113mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days?

With an average of 8h and 48min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Medicine Lake have in December?

In December, the average day length is 8h and 50min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December?

On the first day of December in Medicine Lake, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 4:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 4:42 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December?

In Medicine Lake, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index?

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

How high is the UV index in December?

In Medicine Lake, Minnesota, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average snowfall days
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Average temperature in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average temperature in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average high temperature in December: 25.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 15.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°F).

Average pressure in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average pressure in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average wind speed in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average wind speed in December: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.8mph).

Average humidity in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average humidity in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (70%).

Average rainfall in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average rainfall in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.55").

Average rainfall days in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average rainfall days in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.9 days).

Average snowfall in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average snowfall in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.45"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.45").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average snowfall days in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average sunshine days in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.9 days).

Average UV index in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average UV index in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average cloud cover in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • Average cloud cover in December: 65

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in December
Medicine Lake, MN

Average visibility in December - Medicine Lake, MN
  • 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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