Bottineau
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Bottineau, ND

December, the first month of the winter, in Bottineau, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature varying between 19°F (-7.2°C) and 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature declines considerably, from a wintry 34°F (1.1°C) in November, to a freezing cold 19°F (-7.2°C). The average low-temperature, is 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

Rainfall

In December, in Bottineau, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout December, 0.6" (14.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Bottineau, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81 days and collects up to 17.9" (454mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Bottineau. The month with the most snowfall in Bottineau is December when 9.2" (233.7mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

Daylight

With an average of 8.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Bottineau.

Sunshine

November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. 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 Bottineau?

In December, the average high-temperature is 19°F (-7.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Bottineau?

In Bottineau, in December, during 6 rainfall days, 0.6" (14.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Bottineau in December?

During December, Bottineau regularly aggregates up to 9.2" (233.7mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Bottineau?

The month with the most snowfall in Bottineau, North Dakota, is December when 9.2" (233.7mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Bottineau?

December has the shortest days of the year in Bottineau, North Dakota, with an average of 8.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Bottineau have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Bottineau, North Dakota, is 8.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bottineau?

November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Bottineau.

How many hours of sunshine does Bottineau have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Bottineau?

Months with the lowest UV index in Bottineau are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Bottineau?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Bottineau, North Dakota, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Bottineau, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 19.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.3°F).

Average rainfall in December - Bottineau, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.4").

Average rainfall days in December - Bottineau, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Bottineau, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 9.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Bottineau, ND
  • Average daylight in December: 8.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in December - Bottineau, ND
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).