December weather forecast
Payson, UT

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Weather in December

December closes the year with the city of Payson, Utah fully in the grips of winter. Temperatures range from a chilly 16.2°F (-8.8°C) to a high of 32.4°F (0.2°C), making it the coldest month of the year. Accumulating snowfall enters the scene, covering the city in a white blanket once again. The shortest daylight hours cast long, frigid nights, intensifying the cold. December, compared to the preceding month, brings forth fiercer winter conditions concluding the climatic cycle of the year.

Temperature

Payson's coldest weather arrives in December, when temperatures average a high of 32.4°F (0.2°C) and a low of 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

Humidity

In Payson, the average relative humidity in December is 80%.

Rainfall

The wettest months are January and December, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of rainfall.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Payson, Utah, in December, during 12.2 snowfall days, 6.77" (172mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Payson, during the entire year, snow falls for 54.1 days and aggregates up to 33.5" (851mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 24min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:02 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:11 pm MST.

Sunshine

In Payson, the average sunshine in December is 5.9h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Payson, Utah. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, a daily maximum UV index of 2 leads to the following instructions:
Prolonged sun exposure generally does not trouble most people. However, it is vital to ensure protection for babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin. UV radiation from the Sun is most dangerous during midday; take precautions and seek shade. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half. Foresee this! The reflection from snow can nearly double the intensity of UV radiation from the Sun.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
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Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest month in Payson?

Payson's coldest temperatures are experienced in December, with average high temperatures of 32.4°F (0.2°C) and lows of 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

How cold is it in Payson in December?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Payson, is 32.4°F (0.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 16.2°F (-8.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 82.4°F (28°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Payson?

In December, the average relative humidity in Payson is 80%.

What is the wettest month in Payson?

The wettest months in Payson are January and December, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of rainfall.

How much does it rain in Payson in December?

In Payson, in December, it is raining for 10.1 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Payson in December?

In Payson, Utah, during December, snow falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.77" (172mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Payson?

The month with the shortest days in Payson is December, with an average of 9h and 24min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Payson have in December?

In Payson, the average day length in December is 9h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Payson?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:02 pm. On the last day of the month, in Payson, Utah, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:11 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Payson have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Payson, Utah, is 5.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Payson?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Payson?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
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Average UV index
Average cloud cover
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Average temperature in December
Payson, UT

Average temperature in December - Payson, UT
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 16.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.4°F).

Average pressure in December
Payson, UT

Average pressure in December - Payson, UT
  • Average pressure in December: 30.21"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Payson, UT

Average wind speed in December - Payson, UT
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (5.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.5mph).

Average humidity in December
Payson, UT

Average humidity in December - Payson, UT
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (39%).

Average rainfall in December
Payson, UT

Average rainfall in December - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.46"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.51").

Average rainfall days in December
Payson, UT

Average rainfall days in December - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (6 days).

Average snowfall in December
Payson, UT

Average snowfall in December - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.77"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.66").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Payson, UT

Average snowfall days in December - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Payson, UT

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Payson, UT
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in December
Payson, UT

Average sunshine days in December - Payson, UT
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.9 days).

Average UV index in December
Payson, UT

Average UV index in December - Payson, UT
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
Payson, UT

Average cloud cover in December - Payson, UT
  • Average cloud cover in December: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

Average visibility in December
Payson, UT

Average visibility in December - Payson, UT
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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