December weather forecast and climate
Red Lodge, MT

A scenic undulating landscape of rocks and cliffs, mountains and valleys with snaky roads and trail paths in Red Lodge, Montana, Beartooth
A scenic undulating landscape of rocks and cliffs, mountains and valleys with snaky roads and trail paths in Red Lodge, Montana, Beartooth
December, the first month of the winter, in Red Lodge, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 14.9°F (-9.5°C) and max 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 14.9°F (-9.5°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is December when the rain falls for 8.5 days and typically collects 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Red Lodge, during December, snow falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.33" (110mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 92.3 snowfall days, and 55.83" (1418mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Red Lodge, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

UV index

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Red Lodge. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Red Lodge?

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 14.9°F (-9.5°C).

What is the temperature in December in Red Lodge?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Red Lodge, is 27.5°F (-2.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 14.9°F (-9.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Red Lodge?

In December, the average relative humidity in Red Lodge is 76%.

How many days does it rain in December in Red Lodge?

In Red Lodge, Montana, in December, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 0.55" (14mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Red Lodge?

The month with the least rainfall in Red Lodge, Montana, is December when the rain falls for 8.5 days and typically collects 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Red Lodge?

In Red Lodge, Montana, during December, snow falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.33" (110mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Red Lodge?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Red Lodge?

The average length of the day in December in Red Lodge, Montana, is 8.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Red Lodge have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Red Lodge, Montana, is 6.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Red Lodge?

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Red Lodge.

How high is the UV index in December in Red Lodge?

In Red Lodge, Montana, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average high temperature in December: 27.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (27.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 14.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.1°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and December (14.9°F).

Average pressure in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average pressure in December: 30.15"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

Average wind speed in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

Average humidity in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (43%).

Average rainfall in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.55").

Average rainfall days in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.7 days).

Average snowfall in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.33"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (9.37").
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average daylight in December: 8.8h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (5.1 days).

Average UV index in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average cloud cover in December: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 36).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 16).

Average visibility in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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