December weather forecast
Tucumcari, NM

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Tucumcari, New Mexico, with an average temperature varying between 48.9°F (9.4°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 48.9°F (9.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month in Tucumcari, with an average relative humidity of 54%.

Rainfall

In Tucumcari, in December, during 2.5 rainfall days, 0.31" (8mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Tucumcari, New Mexico, there are 73.4 rainfall days, and 8.39" (213mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall is December, when snow falls for 2.2 days and typically aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 50min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Tucumcari, New Mexico.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 4:52 pm MST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Tucumcari, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Tucumcari?

The coldest month in Tucumcari is December, with an average high-temperature of 48.9°F (9.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

What is the most humid month in Tucumcari?

The most humid month in Tucumcari, New Mexico, is December, with an average relative humidity of 54%.

What is the average humidity in December in Tucumcari?

In Tucumcari, the average relative humidity in December is 54%.

How many days does it rain in December in Tucumcari?

In December, in Tucumcari, the rain falls for 2.5 days. Throughout December, 0.31" (8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Tucumcari?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Tucumcari. Snow falls for 2.2 days and accumulates 1.26" (32mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Tucumcari in December?

In Tucumcari, during December, snow falls for 2.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Tucumcari?

The month with the shortest days in Tucumcari, New Mexico, is December, with an average of 9h and 50min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Tucumcari have in December?

In December, the average day length is 9h and 50min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Tucumcari?

On the first day of December in Tucumcari, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 4:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 4:52 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Tucumcari?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Tucumcari have in December?

In Tucumcari, the average sunshine duration in December is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Tucumcari?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Tucumcari, New Mexico, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Tucumcari?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average temperature in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 48.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (48.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (31.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average pressure in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11").
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average wind speed in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (9.6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average humidity in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (33%).

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Average rainfall in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average rainfall in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.31"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and October (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average snowfall in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.26"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.26").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.6 days).
The 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
Tucumcari, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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Average sunshine days in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 26.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (15.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Tucumcari, NM

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in December
Tucumcari, NM

Average visibility in December - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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