Columbus
Mississippi, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Columbus, MS

The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in Columbus, Mississippi, with average temperature varying between 57°F (13.9°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

In Columbus, the average high-temperature decreases, from an enjoyable 66.9°F (19.4°C) in November, to a moderate 57°F (13.9°C). In Columbus, the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 5.6" (141mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 108 rainfall days, and 55.7" (1416mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Columbus. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Columbus?

In December, in Columbus, the average high-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

How much does it rain in Columbus in December?

In December, in Columbus, Mississippi, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 5.6" (141mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Columbus?

The month with the shortest days in Columbus is December, with an average of 10h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Columbus?

January, November and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Columbus, Mississippi.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Columbus, Mississippi, is 5h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Columbus, Mississippi, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in December in Columbus?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Columbus, Mississippi, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Columbus, MS
  • Average high temperature in December: 57°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (93°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 35°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33°F).

Average rainfall in December - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (6.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (3.3").

Average rainfall days in December - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Columbus, MS
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Columbus, MS
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).