December weather forecast and climate
Caprock, NM

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Caprock, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 36°F (2.2°C) and 53.1°F (11.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a comfortable 62.1°F (16.7°C) in November, to a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Caprock, is 36°F (2.2°C).

Humidity

In Caprock, New Mexico, the average relative humidity is 51%.

Rainfall

In Caprock, during December, the rain falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Caprock, New Mexico, there are 77 rainfall days, and 11.22" (285mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 2.5 days and accumulates 1.18" (30mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 2, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Caprock?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Caprock, New Mexico, is 53.1°F (11.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 36°F (2.2°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Caprock?

The average relative humidity in December in Caprock, New Mexico, is 51%.

How much does it rain in Caprock in December?

In Caprock, New Mexico, during December, the rain falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Caprock?

In Caprock, in December, snow falls for 2.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.18" (30mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Caprock?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Caprock, New Mexico. Snow falls for 2.5 days and accumulates 1.18" (30mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Caprock?

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

How many hours of daylight does Caprock have in December?

In Caprock, New Mexico, the average length of the day in December is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Caprock?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Caprock, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Caprock have in December?

In Caprock, the average sunshine in December is 6.9h.

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

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Caprock?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Caprock is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 53.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (91.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 36°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

Average pressure in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

Average wind speed in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.3mph).

Average humidity in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 51%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (32%).

Average rainfall in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.24").

Average rainfall days in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (11.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and November (2.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.18"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.18").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Caprock, 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: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

Average sunshine days in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (16.5 days).

Average UV index in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December - Caprock, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 23).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in December - Caprock, 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).