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

December weather forecast and climate
Fargo, ND

An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
December, the first month of the winter, in Fargo, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 5.9°F (-14.5°C) and 22.3°F (-5.4°C).

Temperature

In Fargo, the average high-temperature plummets, from a wintry 37.2°F (2.9°C) in November, to a subzero cold 22.3°F (-5.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Fargo, is 5.9°F (-14.5°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 76.1%.

Rainfall

In Fargo, during December, the rain falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.8" (21.1mm) of precipitation. In Fargo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 105.8 days and collects up to 22.6" (573.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. Months with the most snowfall in Fargo, North Dakota, are January and December, with an average 11.2" (284.5mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Fargo, with an average of 8.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Fargo are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Fargo?

In Fargo, North Dakota, in December, the average high-temperature is 22.3°F (-5.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 5.9°F (-14.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Fargo?

The most humid month in Fargo, North Dakota, is December, with an average relative humidity of 76.1%.

What is the average humidity in December in Fargo?

In Fargo, the average relative humidity in December is 76.1%.

How much does it rain in Fargo in December?

In Fargo, North Dakota, in December, it is raining for 9.2 days, with typically 0.8" (21.1mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Fargo in December?

In Fargo, North Dakota, in December, snow falls for 9.5 days, with typically accumulated 11.2" (284.5mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Fargo?

Months with the most snowfall are January and December, with an average 11.2" (284.5mm) of accumulated snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Fargo?

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

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

In December, the average length of the day in Fargo is 8.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Fargo?

The month with the least sunshine in Fargo is December, with an average of 3.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Fargo have in December?

In Fargo, the average sunshine in December is 3.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Fargo?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Fargo is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 22.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 5.9°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 (0.1°F).

Average humidity in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average humidity in December: 76.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (60%).

Average rainfall in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.6").

Average rainfall days in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (7.1 days).

Average snowfall in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 11.2"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (11.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Fargo, 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: 3.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in December - Fargo, 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).