Gallup
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gallup, NM

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Gallup, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between max 46°F (7.8°C) and min 10.9°F (-11.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a fresh 55°F (12.8°C) in November, to a chilly 46°F (7.8°C). In December, in Gallup, the average low-temperature is 10.9°F (-11.7°C).

Rainfall

In Gallup, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (18mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 71 rainfall days, and 11.4" (290.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. Months with the most snowfall are January and December, with an average 6.5" (165.1mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Gallup.

What is the temperature in December in Gallup?

In December, in Gallup, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 10.9°F (-11.7°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Gallup?

In Gallup, New Mexico, in December, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 0.7" (18mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gallup in December?

During December, Gallup regularly aggregates up to 6.5" (165.1mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Gallup?

Months with the most snowfall in Gallup are January and December, with an average 6.5" (165.1mm) of accumulated snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gallup?

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

How many hours of daylight does Gallup have in December?

In Gallup, the average length of the day in December is 9.8h.
Average temperature in December - Gallup, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 46°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (11°F).

Average rainfall in December - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and June (0.5").

Average rainfall days in December - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Gallup, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.5"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (6.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in December - Gallup, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).