December weather forecast and climate
Chama, NM

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a freezing cold month in Chama, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average low of 11.1°F (-11.6°C) and an average high of 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cold 41°F (5°C) in November, to a subzero cold 29.7°F (-1.3°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 11.1°F (-11.6°C).

Humidity

In Chama, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Chama, during 4.3 rainfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Chama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 109 days and collects up to 22.8" (579mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In December, in Chama, it is snowing for 14.5 days. Throughout December, 12.95" (329mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Chama, there are 87.5 snowfall days, and 75.04" (1906mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Chama.

Sunshine

In Chama, New Mexico, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 temperature in December in Chama?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Chama, New Mexico, is 29.7°F (-1.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 11.1°F (-11.6°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Chama?

In Chama, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in December is 81%.

How many days does it rain in December in Chama?

In Chama, in December, during 4.3 rainfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Chama?

In Chama, New Mexico, during December, snow falls for 14.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 12.95" (329mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Chama?

December has the shortest days of the year in Chama, New Mexico, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Chama?

In December, the average length of the day in Chama is 9.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Chama have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Chama?

Months with the lowest UV index in Chama, New Mexico, are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Chama?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Chama, New Mexico, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Chama, NM

Average temperature in December - Chama, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (73.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Chama, NM

Average pressure in December - Chama, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.91").

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Average wind speed in December
Chama, NM

Average wind speed in December - Chama, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and May (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January, July and August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Chama, NM

Average humidity in December - Chama, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (42%).

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Average rainfall in December
Chama, NM

Average rainfall in December - Chama, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (1.22").

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Average rainfall days in December
Chama, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Chama, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Chama, NM

Average snowfall in December - Chama, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 12.95"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (14.02").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Chama, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Chama, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (15.8 days).
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
Chama, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Chama, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Chama, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Chama, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Chama, NM

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Chama, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Chama, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in December
Chama, NM

Average visibility in December - Chama, NM
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (4mi).

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