December weather forecast
Howells, NE

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Howells, Nebraska, with an average temperature ranging between max 32.9°F (0.5°C) and min 20.3°F (-6.5°C).

Temperature

Howells sees a considerable decrease in average high-temperatures during December, falling from a chilly 47.3°F (8.5°C) in November to a wintry 32.9°F (0.5°C). During the month of December, the nighttime temperature falls to an average of 20.3°F (-6.5°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Howells, during December, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 120.1 rainfall days, and 20.67" (525mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. The months with the most snowfall are February and December, with an average 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 12min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, 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 5:07 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests these recommendations:
Prolonged sun exposure generally does not trouble most people. However, it is vital to ensure protection for babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin. The Sun's radiation is especially intense around midday; try to stay in shade during this period. Limit sun-induced ocular harm with sunglasses that feature UVA and UVB filtration. Take warning! The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be nearly amplified twice due to snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

How cold is December?

In Howells, 32.9°F (0.5°C) is the average high-temperature and 20.3°F (-6.5°C) is the average low-temperature during December. In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in December?

In December, the average relative humidity is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December?

In Howells, in December, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the snowiest month?

The months with the most snowfall are February and December, with an average 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated snow.

How much does it snow in December?

In December, it is snowing for 7 days. Throughout December, 2.8" (71mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days?

With an average of 9h and 12min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Howells have in December?

In December, the average day length is 9h and 13min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December?

On the first day of December, 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 5:07 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Howells have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index?

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

What is the UV index reading in December?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in December
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Average temperature in December - Howells, NE
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.9°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 (65.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.4°F).

Average pressure in December
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Average pressure in December - Howells, 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 (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
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Average wind speed in December - Howells, NE
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.5mph).

Average humidity in December
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Average humidity in December - Howells, NE
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (65%).

Average rainfall in December
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Average rainfall in December - Howells, NE
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.67").

Average rainfall days in December
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Average rainfall days in December - Howells, NE
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.9 days).

Average snowfall in December
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Average snowfall in December - Howells, NE
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.8"

The months with the highest snowfall are February and December (2.8").
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 - Howells, NE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.9 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 - Howells, 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 - Howells, NE
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.7 days).

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (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 - Howells, 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 25).

Average visibility in December
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Average visibility in December - Howells, 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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