December weather forecast and climate
Fort Stanton, NM

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Fort Stanton, is also a frosty month, with average temperature fluctuating between 45.3°F (7.4°C) and 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 45.3°F (7.4°C), are the coldest months.

Humidity

September and December, with an average relative humidity of 57%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In December, in Fort Stanton, the rain falls for 4.1 days. Throughout December, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Fort Stanton, there are 103.5 rainfall days, and 18.03" (458mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Fort Stanton. The month with the most snowfall in Fort Stanton is December when snow falls for 4.9 days and typically aggregates up to 3.46" (88mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Fort Stanton.

Sunshine

With an average of 6.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January, 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 low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 coldest month in Fort Stanton?

The coldest months in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 45.3°F (7.4°C).

What is the temperature in December in Fort Stanton?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, is 45.3°F (7.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What are the most humid months in Fort Stanton?

Months with the highest humidity in Fort Stanton are September and December, with an average relative humidity of 57%.

What is the average humidity in December in Fort Stanton?

In Fort Stanton, the average relative humidity in December is 57%.

How much does it rain in Fort Stanton in December?

In Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in December, it is raining for 4.1 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Fort Stanton?

In Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in December, during 4.9 snowfall days, 3.46" (88mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Fort Stanton?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Fort Stanton. Snow falls for 4.9 days and accumulates 3.46" (88mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Fort Stanton?

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Stanton have in December?

In Fort Stanton, New Mexico, the average length of the day in December is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Fort Stanton?

With an average of 6.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Fort Stanton.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Stanton have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, is 6.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Fort Stanton?

January, 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 Fort Stanton?

In Fort Stanton, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average temperature in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 45.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (81.7°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (45.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

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Average pressure in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average pressure in December - Fort Stanton, 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 (29.85").

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Average wind speed in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average wind speed in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average humidity in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 57%

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and December (57%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (30%).

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Average rainfall in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average rainfall in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average snowfall in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.46"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.46").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.9 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
Fort Stanton, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 23.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average UV index in December - Fort Stanton, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Fort Stanton, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 22

Months with the most cloud cover are July and December (Cloud cover 22).
Months with the least cloud cover are April, May, June, October and November (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in December
Fort Stanton, NM

Average visibility in December - Fort Stanton, 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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