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

December weather forecast and climate
Dickinson, ND

The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Dickinson, North Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28°F (-2.2°C) and an average low of 7.7°F (-13.5°C).

Temperature

In Dickinson, North Dakota, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cold 39.9°F (4.4°C) in November, to a freezing cold 28°F (-2.2°C). The average low-temperature, is 7.7°F (-13.5°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is December when the rain falls for 4.9 days and typically collects 0.2" (6.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Dickinson?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Dickinson, North Dakota, is 28°F (-2.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 7.7°F (-13.5°C).

How much does it rain in Dickinson in December?

In Dickinson, North Dakota, in December, during 4.9 rainfall days, 0.2" (6.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Dickinson?

The month with the least rainfall in Dickinson, North Dakota, is December when the rain falls for 4.9 days and typically collects 0.2" (6.1mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Dickinson in December?

In Dickinson, North Dakota, during December, snow falls for 5.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.1" (104.1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Dickinson?

With an average of 8.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

In Dickinson, North Dakota, the average length of the day in December is 8.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Dickinson?

Months with the least sunshine in Dickinson, North Dakota, are November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Dickinson?

The average sunshine in December in Dickinson, North Dakota, is 4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Dickinson?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Dickinson.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Dickinson?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Dickinson is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 7.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.2°F).

Average rainfall in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0.2").

Average rainfall days in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (12.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (4.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (5.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average daylight in December: 8.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).