Minneapolis
Minnesota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Minneapolis, MN

A dusk view of the Minneapolis city, Minnesota, over a bridge on the Mississippi River
A dusk view of the Minneapolis city, Minnesota, over a bridge on the Mississippi River
The first month of the winter, Diciembre, is still a freezing cold month in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.1°F (-2.7°C) and 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Temperature

In Minneapolis, the average high-temperature in Diciembre decreases, from a cold 41.2°F (5.1°C) in Noviembre, to a freezing cold 27.1°F (-2.7°C). The average low-temperature, is 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 74.1%, Diciembre is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Diciembre, in Minneapolis, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout Diciembre, 1.16" (29.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Minneapolis, there are 116.5 rainfall days, and 30.61" (777.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Enero through Abril, Octubre through Diciembre are months with snowfall. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, during Diciembre, snow falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 11.9" (302.3mm) of snow. In Minneapolis, during the entire year, snow falls for 37.8 days, and aggregates up to 54.4" (1381.8mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Minneapolis is Diciembre, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is Diciembre, with an average of 3.7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are Enero and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in Diciembre 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Minneapolis?

In Diciembre, in Minneapolis, the average high-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

What is the most humid month in Minneapolis?

With an average relative humidity of 74.1%, Diciembre is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in Diciembre in Minneapolis?

The average relative humidity in Diciembre is 74.1%.

How much does it rain in Minneapolis in Diciembre?

In Minneapolis, during Diciembre, the rain falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.16" (29.5mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in Diciembre in Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Diciembre, snow falls for 9.3 days, with typically accumulated 11.9" (302.3mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Minneapolis?

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in Diciembre in Minneapolis?

The average length of the day in Diciembre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is 8.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Minneapolis?

The month with the least sunshine is Diciembre, with an average of 3.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in Diciembre in Minneapolis?

The average sunshine in Diciembre in Minneapolis is 3.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Minneapolis?

Enero and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Minneapolis.

What is the UV index reading in Diciembre in Minneapolis?

In Diciembre, the average daily maximum UV index in Minneapolis is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 12.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°F).

Average humidity in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average humidity in December: 74.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (60.3%).

Average rainfall in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.2"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and August (4.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.8").

Average rainfall days in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average snowfall in December: 11.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (12.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average daylight in December: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

Average UV index in December - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).