December weather forecast and climate
Hobbs, NM

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Hobbs, is still a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 53.8°F (12.1°C) and an average low of 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

In Hobbs, the average high-temperature decreases, from an enjoyable 63.5°F (17.5°C) in November, to a fresh 53.8°F (12.1°C). In Hobbs, in December, the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 51%.

Rainfall

In Hobbs, during December, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 81.7 rainfall days, and 11.5" (292mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, October through December are months with snowfall in Hobbs. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 1.9 days and typically aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Hobbs is December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Hobbs?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Hobbs, is 53.8°F (12.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Hobbs?

In December, the average relative humidity in Hobbs, New Mexico, is 51%.

How much does it rain in Hobbs in December?

In Hobbs, in December, it is raining for 4.5 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Hobbs?

In Hobbs, during December, snow falls for 1.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Hobbs?

The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 1.9 days and typically aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Hobbs?

December has the shortest days of the year in Hobbs, New Mexico, with an average of 10h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Hobbs is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Hobbs?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Hobbs, New Mexico, with an average of 6.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Hobbs?

The average sunshine in December is 6.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hobbs?

With an average maximum UV index of 2, December is the month with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Hobbs?

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

Average temperature in December
Hobbs, NM

Average temperature in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 53.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 37°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Hobbs, NM

Average pressure in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in December
Hobbs, NM

Average wind speed in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (10.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Hobbs, NM

Average humidity in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 51%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (53%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (32%).

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Average rainfall in December
Hobbs, NM

Average rainfall in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.2").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in December
Hobbs, NM

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Hobbs, NM

Average snowfall in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.22"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.22").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Hobbs, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.9 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
Hobbs, NM

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
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: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Hobbs, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (15.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Hobbs, NM

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Hobbs, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Hobbs, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in December
Hobbs, NM

Average visibility in December - Hobbs, 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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