December weather forecast and climate
Orogrande, NM

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Orogrande, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between max 52.9°F (11.6°C) and min 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 52.9°F (11.6°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 51%.

Rainfall

In December, in Orogrande, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout December, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Orogrande, during the entire year, the rain falls for 93.3 days and collects up to 13.66" (347mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Orogrande are January, February, November and December. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 1.4 days and typically aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 10.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Orogrande.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Orogrande, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Orogrande?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 52.9°F (11.6°C), are the coldest months in Orogrande.

What is the temperature in December in Orogrande?

In December, in Orogrande, the average high-temperature is 52.9°F (11.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 36.5°F (2.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Orogrande?

December is the most humid month in Orogrande, New Mexico, with an average relative humidity of 51%.

What is the average humidity in December in Orogrande?

The average relative humidity in December in Orogrande, New Mexico, is 51%.

How many days does it rain in December in Orogrande?

In Orogrande, in December, during 5 rainfall days, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Orogrande in December?

In Orogrande, during December, snow falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Orogrande?

The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 1.4 days and typically aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Orogrande?

December has the shortest days of the year in Orogrande, with an average of 10.1h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Orogrande is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Orogrande?

With an average of 7h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Orogrande have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Orogrande is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Orogrande?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Orogrande?

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

Average temperature in December
Orogrande, NM

Average temperature in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 52.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (92.7°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (52.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 36.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Orogrande, NM

Average pressure in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in December
Orogrande, NM

Average wind speed in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Orogrande, NM

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (51%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (23%).

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Average rainfall in December
Orogrande, NM

Average rainfall in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in December
Orogrande, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Orogrande, NM

Average snowfall in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.98").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Orogrande, NM

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

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

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Orogrande, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 24.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Orogrande, NM

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

Months with the highest UV index are 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
Orogrande, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Orogrande, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in December
Orogrande, NM

Average visibility in December - Orogrande, 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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