December weather forecast and climate
Zap, ND

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Zap, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 11.3°F (-11.5°C) and max 23.2°F (-4.9°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature declines considerably, from a wintry 38.7°F (3.7°C) in November, to a subzero cold 23.2°F (-4.9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 11.3°F (-11.5°C).

Humidity

In Zap, the average relative humidity in December is 86%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 3.4 days. Throughout December, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 100.8 rainfall days, and 14.88" (378mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Zap. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 13.6 days and typically aggregates up to 3.98" (101mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Zap is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 temperature in December in Zap?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Zap, North Dakota, is 23.2°F (-4.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 11.3°F (-11.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Zap?

In December, the average relative humidity in Zap is 86%.

How much does it rain in Zap in December?

In December, in Zap, the rain falls for 3.4 days. Throughout December, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Zap in December?

In December, it is snowing for 13.6 days. Throughout December, 3.98" (101mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Zap?

The month with the most snowfall in Zap is December when snow falls for 13.6 days and typically aggregates up to 3.98" (101mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Zap?

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

How many hours of daylight does Zap have in December?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Zap?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Zap?

The average sunshine in December in Zap is 4h.

How high is the UV index in December in Zap?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Zap is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Zap, ND

Average temperature in December - Zap, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 23.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
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Average pressure in December - Zap, ND
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

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Average wind speed in December
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Average wind speed in December - Zap, ND
  • Average wind speed in December: 10mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and October (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
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Average humidity in December - Zap, ND
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (53%).

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Average rainfall in December
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Average rainfall in December - Zap, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in December
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Average rainfall days in December - Zap, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Zap, ND

Average snowfall in December - Zap, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.98").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Zap, ND

Average snowfall days in December - Zap, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Zap, ND

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

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Average sunshine days in December
Zap, ND

Average sunshine days in December - Zap, ND
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
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Average UV index in December - Zap, ND
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
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Average cloud cover in December - Zap, ND
  • Average cloud cover in December: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 61).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in December
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Average visibility in December - Zap, ND
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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