Rio Rancho
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Rio Rancho, NM

The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 53.1°F (11.7°C) and 30°F (-1.1°C).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 53.1°F (11.7°C), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Rio Rancho, 0.5" (11.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, 8.9" (225.9mm) of rain is accumulated.

Daylight

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

What are the coldest months in Rio Rancho?

The coldest months in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 53.1°F (11.7°C).

What is the temperature in December in Rio Rancho?

In December, in Rio Rancho, the average high-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C).

How much does it rain in Rio Rancho in December?

Throughout December, in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, 0.5" (11.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Rio Rancho?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Rio Rancho have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Rio Rancho is 9.8h.
Average temperature in December - Rio Rancho, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 53°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (96°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (53°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 30°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (68°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (30°F).

Average rainfall in December - Rio Rancho, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.3").

Average daylight in December - Rio Rancho, 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).