December weather forecast
Wichita Falls, TX

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A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA
A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA

Weather in December

December marks the highest point of winter in Wichita Falls with plunging temperatures and minor but remarkable snowfall, recorded at 0.43" (11mm). Relative to November, December brings about a decline in rain and temperature, paving the way for a colder and quieter season ahead. The days are shorter with daylight hours dipping below ten. Despite the chilly conditions, the weather is generally clear with an average visibility record. As the year ends, the cooler weather is primed to continue into the next month.

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 53.2°F (11.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.7°F (2.6°C), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Wichita Falls, the average relative humidity in December is 63%.

Rainfall

In Wichita Falls, Texas, in December, during 5.2 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Wichita Falls, there are 104.1 rainfall days, and 21.22" (539mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In December, it is snowing for 0.9 days. Throughout December, 0.43" (11mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 4.4 snowfall days, and 2.64" (67mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 54min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 5:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:39 am and sunset at 5:35 pm CST.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.1h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index of 2 during December leads to these instructions:
While extended sun exposure does not significantly affect most people, those with sensitive skin, children, and infants should always be protected. To prevent harmful UV exposure, minimize direct contact with the Sun around midday. Counter UV radiation's ill effects with clothing designed for sun safety and UV-resistant eyewear. Heads up! The UV radiation from the Sun can almost be doubled by snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

What part of the year is the coldest in Wichita Falls?

December is Wichita Falls's coldest month, registering average high temperatures of 53.2°F (11.8°C) and lows of 36.7°F (2.6°C).

What are the temperatures in December?

The high-temperature, in December, in Wichita Falls, is 53.2°F (11.8°C), while the low-temperature averages to 36.7°F (2.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in September is estimated at 95°F (35°C).

What is the average humidity in December?

In Wichita Falls, the average relative humidity in December is 63%.

How much does it rain in December?

In Wichita Falls, in December, it is raining for 5.2 days, with typically 1.14" (29mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in December?

In Wichita Falls, during December, snow falls for 0.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 54min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December?

In Wichita Falls, the average day length in December is 9h and 56min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 5:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:39 am and sunset at 5:35 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine?

With an average of 6.1h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December?

The average sunshine duration in December is 6.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index?

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average temperature in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average high temperature in December: 53.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (97.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (53.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 36.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36°F).

Average pressure in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average pressure in December - Wichita Falls, 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 (29.87"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average wind speed in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (8.1mph).

Average humidity in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average humidity in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average humidity in December: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

Average rainfall in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.87").

Average rainfall days in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall days in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.06").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall days in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average sunshine days in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average sunshine days in December: 23.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.8 days).

Average UV index in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average UV index in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average cloud cover in December - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average cloud cover in December: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 19).

Average visibility in December
Wichita Falls, TX

Average visibility in December - Wichita Falls, 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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