December weather forecast
Saint Paul, MN

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with an average temperature ranging between max 25.3°F (-3.7°C) and min 14.9°F (-9.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature significantly decreases from a wintry 40.1°F (4.5°C) in November to a subzero cold 25.3°F (-3.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is 14.9°F (-9.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

In December, in Saint Paul, the rain falls for 3.7 days. Throughout December, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Saint Paul, there are 116.5 rainfall days, and 21.81" (554mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Saint Paul, Minnesota, during December, snow falls for 11.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.65" (118mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, there are 57.2 snowfall days, and 23.15" (588mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8h and 50min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 4:32 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:50 am and sunset at 4:40 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine 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 value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Saint Paul?

The average relative humidity in December is 88%.

How many days does it rain in December in Saint Paul?

In Saint Paul, during December, the rain falls for 3.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Saint Paul in December?

In Saint Paul, in December, snow falls for 11.5 days, with typically accumulated 4.65" (118mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Saint Paul?

With an average of 8h and 50min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in Saint Paul?

The average day length in December in Saint Paul is 8h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Saint Paul?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 4:32 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:50 am and sunset at 4:40 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Saint Paul?

In Saint Paul, Minnesota, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Saint Paul?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Saint Paul?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average temperature in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average high temperature in December: 25.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 14.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average pressure in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average pressure in December: 30.1"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average wind speed in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average wind speed in December: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average humidity in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average rainfall in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average rainfall days in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average snowfall in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.65"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average snowfall days in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average snowfall days in December: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.8 days).
The 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
Saint Paul, MN

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 33min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average sunshine days in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (18.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average UV index in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average UV index in December: 1

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average cloud cover in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average cloud cover in December: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 69).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Saint Paul, MN

Average visibility in December - Saint Paul, 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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