December weather forecast
Hillsboro, NM

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Hillsboro, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between max 51.1°F (10.6°C) and min 33.4°F (0.8°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 51.1°F (10.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 33.4°F (0.8°C), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 50%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 4.5 days. Throughout December, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Hillsboro, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 82.9 days and collects up to 8.54" (217mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In Hillsboro, New Mexico, during December, snow falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of snow. In Hillsboro, during the entire year, snow falls for 4.4 days and aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 10h and 0min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:03 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 5:14 pm MST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The UV index of 2 during December leads to these advisories:
Most individuals can handle sun exposure for up to an hour without burning, but children must always be shielded from sun exposure. Avoiding direct sunlight during midday hours helps reduce the risk from intense UV radiation. By wearing a generously brimmed hat, you can cut UV radiation exposure significantly. Be alert! Nearly double the UV rays from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest month in Hillsboro?

December, on average, is the coldest month, registering a high temperature of 51.1°F (10.6°C) and a low of 33.4°F (0.8°C).

What is the usual temperature for Hillsboro in December?

In Hillsboro, 51.1°F (10.6°C) is the average high-temperature and 33.4°F (0.8°C) is the average low-temperature during December. In September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 80.6°F (27°C).

What is the most humid month in Hillsboro?

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 50%.

What is the average humidity in December in Hillsboro?

In Hillsboro, the average relative humidity in December is 50%.

How many days does it rain in December in Hillsboro?

In December, in Hillsboro, New Mexico, the rain falls for 4.5 days. Throughout December, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Hillsboro in December?

In December, it is snowing for 1.4 days. Throughout December, 0.71" (18mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Hillsboro?

The month with the shortest days in Hillsboro is December, with an average of 10h and 0min of daylight.

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

In Hillsboro, New Mexico, the average day length in December is 10h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Hillsboro?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:03 pm. On the last day of the month, in Hillsboro, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 5:14 pm MST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Hillsboro?

January and December, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Hillsboro?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Hillsboro, New Mexico, is 7.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hillsboro?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Hillsboro, New Mexico, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Hillsboro?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average temperature in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 51.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (51.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 33.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average pressure in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average wind speed in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average humidity in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 50%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (50%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (23%).

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Average rainfall in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average rainfall in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average snowfall in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.46").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (26.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Hillsboro, NM

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Hillsboro, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in December
Hillsboro, NM

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

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

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