Silver City
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Silver City, NM

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Silver City, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 51.4°F (10.8°C) and an average low of 25°F (-3.9°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a moderate 59.4°F (15.2°C) in November, to a fresh 51.4°F (10.8°C). In December, in Silver City, the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

Rainfall

In Silver City, in December, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 1.2" (31.5mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 60 rainfall days, and 16" (406.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Silver City are January through April, November and December. December is the month with the most snowfall in Silver City, with 4.1" (104.1mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Silver City.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Silver City, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Silver City?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Silver City, New Mexico, is 51.4°F (10.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

How much does it rain in Silver City in December?

In Silver City, in December, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 1.2" (31.5mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Silver City in December?

In Silver City, New Mexico, in December, 4.1" (104.1mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Silver City?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Silver City, New Mexico, with 4.1" (104.1mm) of accumulated snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Silver City?

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in Silver City?

In December, the average length of the day in Silver City is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Silver City?

Months with the least sunshine in Silver City are January, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Silver City?

In Silver City, the average sunshine in December is 8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Silver City?

The month with the lowest UV index in Silver City is December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in December in Silver City?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Silver City is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Silver City, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 51.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.9°F).

Average rainfall in December - Silver City, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.2"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0.4").

Average rainfall days in December - Silver City, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May and June (3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Silver City, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Silver City, 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).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in December - Silver City, NM
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).