December weather forecast
Athens, AL

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Athens, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.9°F (3.3°C) and an average high of 51.3°F (10.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a mild 59.4°F (15.2°C) in November to a cool 51.3°F (10.7°C). In Athens, the average low-temperature is 37.9°F (3.3°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

In Athens, Alabama, during December, the rain falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation. In Athens, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 132.4 days and collects up to 14.61" (371mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January, February and December are months with snowfall. December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Athens, there are 3.2 snowfall days, and 0.2" (5mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 52min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of December, in Athens, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 4:46 pm CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Athens is 4.7h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Athens. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Athens?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, December is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in December in Athens?

In Athens, the average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How much does it rain in Athens in December?

In Athens, in December, it is raining for 9.1 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Athens?

December is the first month it typically snows in Athens, Alabama. Throughout December, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Athens?

With an average of 9h and 52min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Athens.

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

In Athens, the average day length in December is 9h and 52min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Athens?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 4:46 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Athens?

The average sunshine duration in December is 4.7h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Athens are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Athens?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Athens, Alabama, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Athens, AL

Average temperature in December - Athens, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 51.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 37.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Athens, AL

Average pressure in December - Athens, AL
  • Average pressure in December: 30.15"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Athens, AL

Average wind speed in December - Athens, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Athens, AL

Average humidity in December - Athens, AL
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Athens, AL

Average rainfall in December - Athens, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in December
Athens, AL

Average rainfall days in December - Athens, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Athens, AL

Average snowfall in December - Athens, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.08").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Athens, AL

Average snowfall days in December - Athens, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.1 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
Athens, AL

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Athens, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 42min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Athens, AL

Average sunshine days in December - Athens, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Athens, AL

Average UV index in December - Athens, AL
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Athens, AL

Average cloud cover in December - Athens, AL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Athens, AL

Average visibility in December - Athens, AL
  • 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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