North Platte
Nebraska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
North Platte, NE

A large colorful farm home in green and white, owned by Buffalo Bill located in North Platte, Nebraska, with neat lawns and green trees
A large colorful farm home in green and white, owned by Buffalo Bill located in North Platte, Nebraska, with neat lawns and green trees
The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in North Platte, Nebraska, with average temperature ranging between min 11.7°F (-11.3°C) and max 39°F (3.9°C).

Temperature

In North Platte, Nebraska, the average high-temperature in December decreases, from a cool 50.2°F (10.1°C) in November, to a wintry 39°F (3.9°C). In North Platte, in December, the average low-temperature is 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month in North Platte, with an average relative humidity of 69.6%.

Rainfall

In North Platte, during December, the rain falls for 3.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.4" (10.4mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 87.4 rainfall days, and 20.2" (514mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in North Platte, Nebraska, are January through April, September through December.

Daylight

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in North Platte, Nebraska.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in North Platte, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 1, December is the month with the lowest UV index in North Platte. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in North Platte?

The average high-temperature, in December, in North Platte, Nebraska, is 39°F (3.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

What is the most humid month in North Platte?

December is the most humid month in North Platte, with an average relative humidity of 69.6%.

What is the average humidity in December in North Platte?

In December, the average relative humidity in North Platte is 69.6%.

How many days does it rain in December in North Platte?

In North Platte, in December, it is raining for 3.6 days, with typically 0.4" (10.4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in North Platte?

In December, it is snowing for 3.5 days. Throughout December, 4.6" (116.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in North Platte?

The month with the shortest days in North Platte, Nebraska, is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does North Platte have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in North Platte?

With an average of 5.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in North Platte, Nebraska.

How long on average sun shines in December in North Platte?

The average sunshine in December in North Platte is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in North Platte?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in North Platte, Nebraska, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in North Platte?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in North Platte, Nebraska, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average high temperature in December: 39.1°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 (38.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.1°F).

Average humidity in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average humidity in December: 69.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (69.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (59.6%).

Average rainfall in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.3").

Average rainfall days in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (3.6 days).

Average snowfall in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

Average UV index in December - North Platte, NE
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).