December weather forecast
Vicksburg, MS

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Twin bridges across the large Mississippi River at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and green benches in the waterfront walk street
Twin bridges across the large Mississippi River at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and green benches in the waterfront walk street

Weather in December

December brings Vicksburg into the full fold of winter. It manifests notable dips in the day's highest temperature, which averages around 57°F (13.9°C), contributing to the overall cold weather. Although snowfall barely touches the city with just 0.04" (1mm) average, the cold winds at 7.6mph (12.2km/h) sweep a winter chill in the air. Always carrying a placid charm, Vicksburg transforms into a winter wonderland in December. The changing climate sets a perfect backdrop to bid farewell to the year and pave a path for the approaching new year with renewed energy.

Temperature

The shift from November to December includes a minor decrease in the average high-temperature, lightly dropping from a comfortable 64.8°F (18.2°C) to a moderate 57°F (13.9°C). Vicksburg reports an average nighttime low-temperature of 43.7°F (6.5°C) in December.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity in Vicksburg are February and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 13.6 days. Throughout December, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Vicksburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.7 days and collects up to 38.82" (986mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Vicksburg are January through March, November and December. In Vicksburg, Mississippi, in December, during 0.4 snowfall days, 0.04" (1mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 2.6 snowfall days, and 1.06" (27mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 10h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 4:58 pm. On the last day of December, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 5:08 pm CST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are February 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 Vicksburg. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily high UV index of 3 during December translates into the following recommendations:
Take necessary precautions - Suggestions to elude sunburn are provided. To prevent harmful UV exposure, minimize direct contact with the Sun around midday. Always opt for UVA and UVB-resistant sunglasses on radiant days. Be alert to the fact! The reflection from snow can nearly double the UV radiation of the Sun.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Vicksburg in December?

The high-temperature during December is 57°F (13.9°C) and the low-temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in September is appraised at 102.2°F (39°C).

What is the most humid month in Vicksburg?

February and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in December in Vicksburg?

In Vicksburg, Mississippi, the average relative humidity in December is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Vicksburg?

In Vicksburg, Mississippi, in December, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 3.46" (88mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Vicksburg in December?

In December, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, it is snowing for 0.4 days. Throughout December, 0.04" (1mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Vicksburg?

With an average of 10h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Vicksburg.

What is the average length of the day in December in Vicksburg?

In Vicksburg, Mississippi, the average day length in December is 10h and 4min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Vicksburg?

On the first day of December in Vicksburg, Mississippi, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 4:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 5:08 pm CST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Vicksburg?

The months with the least sunshine in Vicksburg are February and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Vicksburg have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Vicksburg, Mississippi, is 5h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in December in Vicksburg?

In Vicksburg, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average temperature in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average high temperature in December: 57°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 43.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.6°F).

Average pressure in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average pressure in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average wind speed in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

Average humidity in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average humidity in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

Average rainfall in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average rainfall in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.98").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.28").

Average rainfall days in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average rainfall days in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (8.9 days).

Average snowfall in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average snowfall in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.43").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average snowfall days in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average sunshine days in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.9 days).

Average UV index in December
Vicksburg, MS

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average cloud cover in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in December
Vicksburg, MS

Average visibility in December - Vicksburg, MS
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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