December weather forecast
Carlsbad, NM

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Carlsbad, is still a mild month, with an average temperature varying between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.3°F (3.5°C), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, during 3.7 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Carlsbad, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.1 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 0.67" (17mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10h and 4min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Carlsbad, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:01 pm MST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Carlsbad are February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Carlsbad?

With an average high-temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.3°F (3.5°C), December is the coldest month in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

What is the temperature in December in Carlsbad?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 56.3°F (13.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in September is evaluated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the most humid month in Carlsbad?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Carlsbad?

In December, the average relative humidity in Carlsbad is 48%.

How much does it rain in Carlsbad in December?

In Carlsbad, in December, during 3.7 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Carlsbad?

The month with the most snowfall is December, when snow falls for 1.9 days and typically aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, in December, during 1.9 snowfall days, 0.67" (17mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Carlsbad?

December has the shortest days of the year in Carlsbad, New Mexico, with an average of 10h and 4min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Carlsbad have in December?

In December, the average day length in Carlsbad is 10h and 4min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Carlsbad?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of the month, in Carlsbad, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:01 pm MST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Carlsbad?

The months with the least sunshine are February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Carlsbad have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is 7.1h.

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

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Carlsbad.

How high is the UV index in December in Carlsbad?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average temperature in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (56.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 38.3°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average pressure in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average wind speed in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (8.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average humidity in December - Carlsbad, 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
Carlsbad, NM

Average rainfall in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average snowfall in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.67"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.9 days).
The 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
Carlsbad, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Carlsbad, NM

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

The 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
Carlsbad, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 19

The months with the most cloud cover are September and December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average visibility in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • 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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