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

December weather forecast and climate
Portales, NM

Silhouette windmill images on a small hill in Portales in NM, below the colorful yellow, orange, and grey sunset sky
Silhouette windmill images on a small hill in Portales in NM, below the colorful yellow, orange, and grey sunset sky
The first month of the winter, Diciembre, is still a cool month in Portales, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 53.4°F (11.9°C) and an average low of 24.1°F (-4.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is Diciembre, with an average high-temperature of 53.4°F (11.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°F (-4.4°C).

Rainfall

Throughout Diciembre, 0.7" (17.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Portales, 17.34" (440.5mm) of rain is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are Enero through Abril, Octubre through Diciembre. The month with the most snowfall is Diciembre when 2.4" (61mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

Daylight

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year in Portales, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

What is the coldest month in Portales?

With an average high-temperature of 53.4°F (11.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°F (-4.4°C), Diciembre is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Portales?

In Diciembre, in Portales, the average high-temperature is 53.4°F (11.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.1°F (-4.4°C).

How much does it rain in Portales in Diciembre?

During Diciembre, Portales regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (17.8mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Portales in Diciembre?

Throughout Diciembre, in Portales, New Mexico, 2.4" (61mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Portales?

The month with the most snowfall in Portales is Diciembre when 2.4" (61mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Portales?

With an average of 9.9h of daylight, Diciembre has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Portales have in Diciembre?

The average length of the day in Diciembre in Portales is 9.9h.
Average temperature in December - Portales, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 53.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (53.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.9°F).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.4").

Average snowfall in December - Portales, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in December - Portales, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).