December weather forecast and climate
Carlsbad, NM

Weather in December

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

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

Daylight

With an average of 10.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Carlsbad.

Sunshine

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

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Carlsbad. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Carlsbad?

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

What is the temperature in December in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, in December, the average high-temperature is 56.3°F (13.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Carlsbad?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Carlsbad?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Carlsbad?

In December, in Carlsbad, New Mexico, the rain falls for 3.7 days. Throughout December, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Carlsbad?

In December, it is snowing for 1.9 days. Throughout December, 0.67" (17mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Carlsbad?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Carlsbad?

December has the shortest days of the year in Carlsbad, with an average of 10.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Carlsbad have in December?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, the average length of the day in December is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Carlsbad?

Months with the least sunshine in Carlsbad, New Mexico, 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 in December in Carlsbad is 7.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Carlsbad?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Carlsbad?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

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

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"

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
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").
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).
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: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.1h

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

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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

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

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

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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