December weather forecast and climate
Farmington, NM

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Farmington, is also a wintry month, with average temperature fluctuating between 25°F (-3.9°C) and 39.6°F (4.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a fresh 52°F (11.1°C) in November, to a wintry 39.6°F (4.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Farmington, is 25°F (-3.9°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 65%.

Rainfall

In Farmington, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 88.9 rainfall days, and 9.57" (243mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Farmington. In December, it is snowing for 6.4 days. Throughout December, 3.98" (101mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 25.5 snowfall days, and 14.61" (371mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 6.7h.

UV index

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

The average relative humidity in December is 65%.

How much does it rain in Farmington in December?

In Farmington, in December, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Farmington in December?

In Farmington, New Mexico, in December, during 6.4 snowfall days, 3.98" (101mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Farmington?

The month with the shortest days in Farmington, New Mexico, is December, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Farmington have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Farmington is 6.7h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Farmington?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Farmington is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Farmington, NM

Average temperature in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 39.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 25°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Farmington, NM

Average pressure in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.15"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

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Average wind speed in December
Farmington, NM

Average wind speed in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Farmington, NM

Average humidity in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (23%).

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Average rainfall in December
Farmington, NM

Average rainfall in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.14").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in December
Farmington, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (3.5 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Farmington, NM

Average snowfall in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.04").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Farmington, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Farmington, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (24.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Farmington, NM

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Farmington, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in December
Farmington, NM

Average visibility in December - Farmington, NM
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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