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

December weather forecast and climate
Pipestone, MN

Water trickles down on high rocks and cliffs in the Winnewissa Falls in Pipestone, Minnesota, a view of green trees and green moss on top of some rocks
Water trickles down on high rocks and cliffs in the Winnewissa Falls in Pipestone, Minnesota, a view of green trees and green moss on top of some rocks
The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Pipestone, Minnesota, with temperature in the range of an average low of 5°F (-15°C) and an average high of 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

In Pipestone, the average high-temperature in December significantly decreases, from a wintry 41°F (5°C) in November, to a freezing cold 26.6°F (-3°C). In December, in Pipestone, the average low-temperature is 5°F (-15°C).

Rainfall

In Pipestone, Minnesota, during December, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (18mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 104 rainfall days, and 25.6" (649mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Pipestone, with an average of 9h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in December in Pipestone?

In December, in Pipestone, the average high-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C), and the average low-temperature is 5°F (-15°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Pipestone?

In December, in Pipestone, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout December, 0.7" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Pipestone?

With an average of 9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Pipestone have in December?

In Pipestone, the average length of the day in December is 9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Pipestone?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Pipestone, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Pipestone have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Pipestone, Minnesota, is 4h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Pipestone?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Pipestone is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Pipestone, MN
  • Average high temperature in December: 27°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0°F).

Average rainfall in December - Pipestone, MN
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.5").

Average rainfall days in December - Pipestone, MN
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, October, November and December (7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Pipestone, MN
  • Average daylight in December: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).