Aberdeen
South Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Aberdeen, SD

During winter, snow cover is seen all over the area in Aberdeen City, South Dakota, there is a clear horizon line even with the dark, heavy clouds over
During winter, snow cover is seen all over the area in Aberdeen City, South Dakota, there is a clear horizon line even with the dark, heavy clouds over
The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Aberdeen, South Dakota, with average temperature varying between 5.9°F (-14.5°C) and 25.5°F (-3.6°C).

Temperature

In Aberdeen, South Dakota, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cold 39.6°F (4.2°C) in November, to a subzero cold 25.5°F (-3.6°C). In Aberdeen, South Dakota, the average low-temperature is 5.9°F (-14.5°C).

Rainfall

In Aberdeen, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 0.5" (13.2mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Aberdeen, there are 94.4 rainfall days, and 21.7" (551.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Aberdeen.

Daylight

With an average of 8.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Aberdeen.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Aberdeen is 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 reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Aberdeen?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Aberdeen, is 25.5°F (-3.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 5.9°F (-14.5°C).

How much does it rain in Aberdeen in December?

In Aberdeen, South Dakota, in December, during 6.5 rainfall days, 0.5" (13.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Aberdeen?

In December, in Aberdeen, it is snowing for 6.7 days. Throughout December, 6.9" (175.3mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Aberdeen?

The month with the shortest days in Aberdeen is December, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

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

In Aberdeen, the average length of the day in December is 8.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Aberdeen?

The month with the least sunshine in Aberdeen, South Dakota, is December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Aberdeen have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Aberdeen?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, South Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average high temperature in December: 25.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 5.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.5°F).

Average rainfall in December - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.7").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and December (0.5").

Average rainfall days in December - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in December - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (7.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.7 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (6.7 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 - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average daylight in December: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in December - Aberdeen, SD
  • 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).