December weather forecast
Abilene, TX

Downtown Abilene in Texas, tall and brown city buildings seen under the clear and blue sky
Downtown Abilene in Texas, tall and brown city buildings seen under the clear and blue sky

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Abilene, is still a mild month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 58%.

Rainfall

In Abilene, Texas, in December, during 5.4 rainfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 94.5 rainfall days, and 15.79" (401mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In Abilene, during December, snow falls for 1.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.28" (7mm) of snow. In Abilene, Texas, during the entire year, snow falls for 4.7 days and aggregates up to 2.32" (59mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Abilene is December, with an average of 10h and 4min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:40 am and sunset at 5:43 pm CST.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Abilene, with an average of 6.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Abilene?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C), are the coldest months in Abilene.

What is the average humidity in December in Abilene?

The average relative humidity in December in Abilene is 58%.

How many days does it rain in December in Abilene?

In December, in Abilene, Texas, the rain falls for 5.4 days. Throughout December, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Abilene in December?

In Abilene, Texas, in December, during 1.2 snowfall days, 0.28" (7mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Abilene?

The month with the shortest days in Abilene, Texas, is December, with an average of 10h and 4min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December is 10h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Abilene?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:40 am and sunset at 5:43 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Abilene?

With an average of 6.4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Abilene.

How many hours of sunshine does Abilene have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 6.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Abilene?

The month with the lowest UV index in Abilene is December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in December in Abilene?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Abilene is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Abilene, TX

Average temperature in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average high temperature in December: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (95.5°F).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (56.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Abilene, TX

Average pressure in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Abilene, TX

Average wind speed in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average wind speed in December: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (9.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Abilene, TX

Average humidity in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average humidity in December: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (47%).

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Average rainfall in December
Abilene, TX

Average rainfall in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.13").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in December
Abilene, TX

Average rainfall days in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Abilene, TX

Average snowfall in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.91").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Abilene, TX

Average snowfall days in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Abilene, TX

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Abilene, TX

Average sunshine days in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average sunshine days in December: 23.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (16.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Abilene, TX

Average UV index in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Abilene, TX

Average cloud cover in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average cloud cover in December: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 28).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in December
Abilene, TX

Average visibility in December - Abilene, TX
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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