December weather forecast
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

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Red Lodge, is also a subzero cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 14.9°F (-9.5°C) and an average high of 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 Red Lodge, Montana, the average relative humidity in December is 76%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Red Lodge is December, with an average of 8h and 49min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 4:44 pm MST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Red Lodge are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 coldest month in Red Lodge?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Red Lodge?

The average relative humidity in December in Red Lodge, Montana, is 76%.

What is the driest month in Red Lodge?

December is the month with the least rainfall in Red Lodge, Montana. Rain falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Red Lodge in December?

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

How much does it snow in Red Lodge in December?

In Red Lodge, Montana, in December, during 12.2 snowfall days, 4.33" (110mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The month with the shortest days in Red Lodge, Montana, is December, with an average of 8h and 49min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Red Lodge, Montana, is 8h and 49min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Red Lodge?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of the month, in Red Lodge, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 4:44 pm MST.

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

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

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Red Lodge?

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

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

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Red Lodge, Montana, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Red Lodge, MT

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).

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Average pressure in December
Red Lodge, MT

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

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

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Average wind speed in December
Red Lodge, MT

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).

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Average humidity in December
Red Lodge, MT

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%).

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Average rainfall in December
Red Lodge, MT

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").

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Average rainfall days in December
Red Lodge, MT

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).

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Average snowfall in December
Red Lodge, MT

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

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

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Average snowfall days in December
Red Lodge, MT

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Red Lodge, MT

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Red Lodge, MT

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).

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Average UV index in December
Red Lodge, MT

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).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Red Lodge, MT

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).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 16).

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Average visibility in December
Red Lodge, MT

Average visibility in December - Red Lodge, MT
  • 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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