December weather forecast and climate
Española, NM

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Española, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 19.8°F (-6.8°C) and max 40.1°F (4.5°C).

Temperature

In Española, the average high-temperature drops, from a cool 50.9°F (10.5°C) in November, to a wintry 40.1°F (4.5°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 19.8°F (-6.8°C).

Humidity

In Española, the average relative humidity in December is 66%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 4.9 days. Throughout December, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Española, during the entire year, the rain falls for 89.9 days and collects up to 7.76" (197mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Española. December is the month with the most snowfall in Española. Snow falls for 5.7 days and accumulates 2.01" (51mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Española is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Española is 7.1h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Española. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Española?

In December, the average high-temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.8°F (-6.8°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Española?

The average relative humidity in December in Española is 66%.

How many days does it rain in December in Española?

In December, in Española, the rain falls for 4.9 days. Throughout December, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Española in December?

In Española, New Mexico, in December, snow falls for 5.7 days, with typically accumulated 2.01" (51mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Española?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Española, New Mexico. Snow falls for 5.7 days and accumulates 2.01" (51mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Española?

The month with the shortest days in Española, New Mexico, is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Española have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Española, New Mexico, is 9.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Española?

The average sunshine in December in Española is 7.1h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Española?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Española, NM

Average temperature in December - Española, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 40.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (19.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Española, NM

Average pressure in December - Española, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.89").

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Average wind speed in December
Española, NM

Average wind speed in December - Española, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and May (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Española, NM

Average humidity in December - Española, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 66%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in December
Española, NM

Average rainfall in December - Española, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and April (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in December
Española, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Española, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and November (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Española, NM

Average snowfall in December - Española, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.01"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.01").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Española, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Española, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Española, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Española, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Española, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Española, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 22 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Española, NM

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Española, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Española, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 23).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in December
Española, NM

Average visibility in December - Española, 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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