December weather forecast
Valentine, NE

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Valentine, Nebraska, with an average temperature varying between 10.9°F (-11.7°C) and 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a chilly 47.7°F (8.7°C) in November to a wintry 36.7°F (2.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Valentine, is 10.9°F (-11.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Valentine is 64.3%.

Rainfall

In Valentine, it is raining for 4.5 days, with typically 0.37" (9.4mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Valentine, Nebraska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 87.9 days and collects up to 20.02" (508.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In December, in Valentine, it is snowing for 3.9 days. Throughout December, 5.1" (129.5mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 22.3 snowfall days, and 33.3" (845.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 5min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Valentine.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 4:09 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 4:17 pm MST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Valentine is December, with an average of 5.3h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Valentine, Nebraska. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Valentine?

The average relative humidity in December in Valentine is 64.3%.

How many days does it rain in December in Valentine?

In Valentine, during December, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.37" (9.4mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Valentine in December?

In Valentine, during December, snow falls for 3.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.1" (129.5mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Valentine?

December has the shortest days of the year in Valentine, with an average of 9h and 5min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Valentine have in December?

The average day length in December in Valentine, Nebraska, is 9h and 5min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Valentine?

On the first day of December in Valentine, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 4:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 4:17 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Valentine?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 5.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Valentine?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Valentine, Nebraska, is 5.3h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Valentine?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Valentine is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Valentine, NE

Average temperature in December - Valentine, NE
  • Average high temperature in December: 36.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11°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 (10.7°F).

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Average humidity in December
Valentine, NE

Average humidity in December - Valentine, NE
  • Average humidity in December: 64.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (64.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (54.5%).

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Average rainfall in December
Valentine, NE

Average rainfall in December - Valentine, NE
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.6").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.3").

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Average rainfall days in December
Valentine, NE

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Valentine, NE

Average snowfall in December - Valentine, NE
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (6.5").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Valentine, NE

Average snowfall days in December - Valentine, NE
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (4.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Valentine, NE

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Valentine, NE
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 5min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average UV index in December
Valentine, NE

Average UV index in December - Valentine, NE
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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