December weather forecast
Chama, NM

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Chama, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between min 11.1°F (-11.6°C) and max 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops 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 December, the average relative humidity in Chama is 81%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Chama, New Mexico. In Chama, in December, snow falls for 14.5 days, with typically accumulated 12.95" (329mm) of snow. In Chama, during the entire year, snow falls for 87.5 days and aggregates up to 75.04" (1906mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 41min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Chama.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:50 pm. On the last day of December, in Chama, New Mexico, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:59 pm MST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Chama, New Mexico, is 5.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Chama are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 average humidity in December in Chama?

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

How much does it rain in Chama in December?

In December, in Chama, the rain falls for 4.3 days. Throughout December, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Chama in December?

In Chama, New Mexico, in December, during 14.5 snowfall days, 12.95" (329mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Chama?

The month with the shortest days in Chama, New Mexico, is December, with an average of 9h and 41min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Chama have in December?

In Chama, the average day length in December is 9h and 41min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Chama?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:59 pm MST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Chama?

The average sunshine duration in December in Chama is 5.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Chama?

The 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?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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"Hg

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

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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").
The 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).
The 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: 9h and 41min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 39min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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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).
The 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

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

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