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

December weather forecast and climate
Ruidoso, NM

December, the first month of the winter, in Ruidoso, is still a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 49.5°F (9.7°C) and an average low of 20.5°F (-6.4°C).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 49.5°F (9.7°C), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

During December, Ruidoso regularly aggregates up to 1.7" (42.2mm) of precipitation. During the entire year, Ruidoso aggregates up to 22.7" (576.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. December is the month with the most snowfall, with 9.8" (248.9mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

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

What is the coldest month in Ruidoso?

The coldest months in Ruidoso are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 49.5°F (9.7°C).

What is the temperature in December in Ruidoso?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is 49.5°F (9.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 20.5°F (-6.4°C).

How much does it rain in Ruidoso in December?

In Ruidoso, New Mexico, in December, 1.7" (42.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Ruidoso in December?

Throughout December, in Ruidoso, New Mexico, 9.8" (248.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Ruidoso?

The month with the most snowfall in Ruidoso is December when 9.8" (248.9mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ruidoso?

The month with the shortest days in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is December, with an average of 10h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Ruidoso is 10h.
Average temperature in December - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 49.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (81.5°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (49.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.1°F).

Average rainfall in December - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (0.8").

Average snowfall in December - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 9.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in December - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).