December weather forecast and climate
Artesia, NM

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Artesia, is still a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.2°F (2.9°C) and an average high of 55.8°F (13.2°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 55.8°F (13.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 48%, December is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Artesia, during December, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation. In Artesia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January, February, November and December are months with snowfall in Artesia, New Mexico. December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 2.1 days and accumulates 0.83" (21mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Artesia, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Artesia?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 55.8°F (13.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the temperature in December in Artesia?

In December, in Artesia, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is 55.8°F (13.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the most humid month in Artesia?

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 48%.

What is the average humidity in December in Artesia?

The average relative humidity in December is 48%.

How many days does it rain in December in Artesia?

In Artesia, during December, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Artesia?

In Artesia, New Mexico, during December, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Artesia?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Artesia. Snow falls for 2.1 days and accumulates 0.83" (21mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Artesia?

December has the shortest days of the year in Artesia, with an average of 10h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Artesia have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Artesia?

January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Artesia.

How long on average sun shines in December in Artesia?

In December, the average sunshine in Artesia is 7.1h.

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

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in December in Artesia?

In Artesia, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Artesia, NM

Average temperature in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 55.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (55.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Artesia, NM

Average pressure in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in December
Artesia, NM

Average wind speed in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Artesia, NM

Average humidity in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

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Average rainfall in December
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in December
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.83"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.83").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Artesia, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in December
Artesia, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Artesia, NM

Average UV index in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Artesia, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
Artesia, NM

Average visibility in December - Artesia, NM
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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