December weather forecast
Chester, NE

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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Chester, is still a cold month, with an average temperature varying between 37.6°F (3.1°C) and 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

Temperature

The onset of December introduces a moderate change in Chester's weather, with average high-temperatures falling from November's cool 51.1°F (10.6°C) to a cold 37.6°F (3.1°C). During December, Chester records an average temperature of 23.7°F (-4.6°C) at night.

Humidity

In Chester, Nebraska, the average relative humidity in December is 73%.

Rainfall

In Chester, in December, during 4.1 rainfall days, 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 116.1 rainfall days, and 21.02" (534mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Chester. In Chester, in December, during 4.8 snowfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Chester, during the entire year, snow falls for 25.7 days and aggregates up to 10.39" (264mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 24min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December in Chester, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:52 am and sunset at 5:15 pm CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Chester, Nebraska, is 5.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests this advice:
Babies, children, and those with sensitive skin should always avoid extended periods in the sun. It's recommended to limit sun exposure when its radiation is at its peak during midday. 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. Heads up! The UV radiation from the Sun can almost be doubled by snow reflection.
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Frequently asked questions

Is December cold in Chester?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Chester, is 37.6°F (3.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 23.7°F (-4.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is estimated at 95°F (35°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Chester?

In Chester, the average relative humidity in December is 73%.

How much does it rain in Chester in December?

In Chester, Nebraska, in December, during 4.1 rainfall days, 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Chester in December?

In Chester, Nebraska, in December, during 4.8 snowfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Chester?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 24min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Chester have in December?

In Chester, Nebraska, the average day length in December is 9h and 23min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Chester?

On the first day of December in Chester, Nebraska, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:52 am and sunset at 5:15 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Chester have in December?

In Chester, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.6h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Chester?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Chester is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Chester, NE

Average temperature in December - Chester, NE
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Chester, NE

Average pressure in December - Chester, NE
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Chester, NE

Average wind speed in December - Chester, NE
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Chester, NE

Average humidity in December - Chester, NE
  • Average humidity in December: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (62%).

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Average rainfall in December
Chester, NE

Average rainfall in December - Chester, NE
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in December
Chester, NE

Average rainfall days in December - Chester, NE
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and February (3.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Chester, NE

Average snowfall in December - Chester, NE
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.77"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.83").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Chester, NE

Average snowfall days in December - Chester, NE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.9 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
Chester, NE

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Chester, NE
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Chester, NE

Average sunshine days in December - Chester, NE
  • Average sunshine days in December: 22 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Chester, NE

Average UV index in December - Chester, NE
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Chester, NE

Average cloud cover in December - Chester, NE
  • Average cloud cover in December: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in December
Chester, NE

Average visibility in December - Chester, NE
  • 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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