December weather forecast and climate
Shiprock, NM

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Shiprock, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and max 40.5°F (4.7°C).

Temperature

In Shiprock, the average high-temperature drops, from a cool 52.9°F (11.6°C) in November, to a cold 40.5°F (4.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Shiprock, is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 62%.

Rainfall

In Shiprock, during December, the rain falls for 6.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation. In Shiprock, during the entire year, the rain falls for 96.2 days and collects up to 9.06" (230mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Shiprock, New Mexico. In December, it is snowing for 5.2 days. Throughout December, 2.24" (57mm) of snow is accumulated. In Shiprock, during the entire year, snow falls for 17.3 days, and aggregates up to 8.15" (207mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Shiprock.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 temperature in December in Shiprock?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Shiprock, New Mexico, is 40.5°F (4.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Shiprock?

The average relative humidity in December in Shiprock is 62%.

How much does it rain in Shiprock in December?

In Shiprock, New Mexico, during December, the rain falls for 6.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Shiprock in December?

In Shiprock, in December, snow falls for 5.2 days, with typically accumulated 2.24" (57mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Shiprock?

December has the shortest days of the year in Shiprock, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Shiprock, New Mexico, is 9.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Shiprock have in December?

In Shiprock, New Mexico, the average sunshine in December is 6.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Shiprock?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Shiprock.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Shiprock?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Shiprock, New Mexico, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Shiprock, NM

Average temperature in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 40.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Shiprock, NM

Average pressure in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.15"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in December
Shiprock, NM

Average wind speed in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Shiprock, NM

Average humidity in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (22%).

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Average rainfall in December
Shiprock, NM

Average rainfall in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in December
Shiprock, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Shiprock, NM

Average snowfall in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.91").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Shiprock, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (5.2 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
Shiprock, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Shiprock, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Shiprock, NM

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Shiprock, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Shiprock, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 25).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in December
Shiprock, NM

Average visibility in December - Shiprock, 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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