December weather forecast
Clarkson, NE

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Weather in December

December in Clarkson, Nebraska, is marked by the wintry chill in full force. The month averages the shortest daylight hours, a sharp contrast to November's fading light. As Christmas approaches, the city dons a festive look, complete with snowy streets and holiday decorations. Residents arm themselves with winter gear to withstand the freezing temperatures and icy winds. Despite the frosty weather, Clarkson's spirit remains warm and welcoming, making it a winter wonderland.

Temperature

A noticeable downshift in temperatures is seen as November gives way to December, with average highs moving from a chilly 47.3°F (8.5°C) to a wintry 32.2°F (0.1°C). In the month of December, the temperature in Clarkson generally rests at an average low of 20.3°F (-6.5°C).

Humidity

In Clarkson, the average relative humidity in December is 79%.

Rainfall

In Clarkson, during December, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Clarkson, there are 121.5 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In December, in Clarkson, Nebraska, it is snowing for 7.5 days. Throughout December, 2.72" (69mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 34.5 snowfall days, and 13.78" (350mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 12min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Clarkson, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 4:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 5:08 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Clarkson is 5h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Clarkson 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 hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: A typical high UV index of 2 in December suggests the following recommendations:
In contrast to children, who must always be shielded from the sun, most people can tolerate up to an hour of sun exposure without any burns. Considering the Sun's intensity during midday, it's wise to minimize direct exposure. Always opt for UVA and UVB-resistant sunglasses on radiant days. Take warning! The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be nearly amplified twice due to snow reflection.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Clarkson in December?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during December are 32.2°F (0.1°C) and 20.3°F (-6.5°C) respectively. In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Clarkson?

The average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How many days does it rain in December in Clarkson?

In Clarkson, Nebraska, during December, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Clarkson?

In Clarkson, during December, snow falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.72" (69mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Clarkson?

The month with the shortest days in Clarkson, Nebraska, is December, with an average of 9h and 12min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Clarkson is 9h and 13min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Clarkson?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 4:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 5:08 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Clarkson have in December?

In Clarkson, the average sunshine duration in December is 5h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Clarkson?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Clarkson is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
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Average temperature in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.6°F).

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
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Average wind speed in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

Average humidity in December
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Average humidity in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (64%).

Average rainfall in December
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Average rainfall in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.83").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.67").

Average rainfall days in December
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Average rainfall days in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.1 days).

Average snowfall in December
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Average snowfall in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.72"

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

Average snowfall days in December
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Average snowfall days in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
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Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in December
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Average sunshine days in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.9 days).

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
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Average cloud cover in December - Clarkson, NE
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in December
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Average visibility in December - Clarkson, 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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