December weather forecast
Fort Worth, TX

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A calm river flowing down towards the beautiful cityscape of Fort Worth, Texas
A calm river flowing down towards the beautiful cityscape of Fort Worth, Texas

Weather in December

December signals the beginning of winter in Fort Worth, characterized by lower temperatures and an uptick in precipitation. With an average snowfall of 0.04" (1mm) on approximately 0.5 days, this echoes the winter patterns seen in January. Although temperatures can dip a fair bit, a measure of Texan warmth remains. The holiday season fills the city with an aura of warmth, as locals and tourists join in the celebration. As one year concludes and a new one begins, the cycle of Fort Worth weather patterns continues, offering a varied experience to all who experience it.

Temperature

The arrival of December corresponds with a minor reduction in the average high-temperature, down from November's enjoyable 64.8°F (18.2°C) to a moderate 56.1°F (13.4°C). During December, the average low-temperature is recorded at an icy 41.4°F (5.2°C).

Humidity

In Fort Worth, Texas, the average relative humidity in December is 68%.

Rainfall

In Fort Worth, during December, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 132.4 rainfall days, and 25.87" (657mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, February, November and December are months with snowfall. In Fort Worth, during December, snow falls for 0.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Fort Worth, during the entire year, snow falls for 2.7 days and aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 10h and 0min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:33 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.7h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The UV index of 3 in December translates into these instructions:
Preventative actions are necessary - Suggestions to safeguard against sun damage are in order. The Sun's most harmful UV rays are emitted around midday; avoid staying outdoors for long during this time. In bright sunlight, prioritize sunglasses that grant protection from UVA and UVB radiation. Mind you! Snow reflection can increase the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.
Updated: Jun 14, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in December?

During December, Fort Worth experiences an average high-temperature of 56.1°F (13.4°C) and a low-temperature of 41.4°F (5.2°C). In September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is calculated to be 95°F (35°C).

What is the average humidity in December?

The average relative humidity in December is 68%.

How many days does it rain in December?

In Fort Worth, during December, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December?

In December, it is snowing for 0.5 days. Throughout December, 0.04" (1mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 10h and 0min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Worth have in December?

The average day length in December is 10h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of the month, in Fort Worth, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:33 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 5.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December?

In Fort Worth, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average temperature in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average high temperature in December: 56.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (95.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 41.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.7°F).

Average pressure in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average pressure in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average wind speed in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (10.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (6.7mph).

Average humidity in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average humidity in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average humidity in December: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (56%).

Average rainfall in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average rainfall in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.34"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.22").

Average rainfall days in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average rainfall days in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (14.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average snowfall in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average snowfall days in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.5 days

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

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average sunshine days in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (13.2 days).

Average UV index in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average UV index in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average UV index in December: 3

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

Average cloud cover in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average cloud cover in December - Fort Worth, TX
  • Average cloud cover in December: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in December
Fort Worth, TX

Average visibility in December - Fort Worth, 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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