December weather forecast and climate
Birmingham, AL

The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Birmingham, is still a cool month, with average temperature fluctuating between 39.9°F (4.4°C) and 54.5°F (12.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from an enjoyable 61.9°F (16.6°C) in November, to a fresh 54.5°F (12.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Birmingham, is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Birmingham, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Birmingham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 143.1 days and collects up to 18.58" (472mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Birmingham are January through March, November and December. In Birmingham, snow falls for 0.4 days, with typically accumulated 0.08" (2mm) of snow. In Birmingham, during the entire year, snow falls for 2.5 days, and aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Birmingham, with an average of 10h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Birmingham is 4.9h.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 temperature in December in Birmingham?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 54.5°F (12.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

What is the most humid month in Birmingham?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Birmingham?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Birmingham?

In December, in Birmingham, Alabama, the rain falls for 10.6 days. Throughout December, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Birmingham in December?

In Birmingham, Alabama, in December, during 0.4 snowfall days, 0.08" (2mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Birmingham?

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

In Birmingham, Alabama, the average length of the day in December is 10h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Birmingham?

The average sunshine in December in Birmingham, Alabama, is 4.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Birmingham?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Birmingham?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Birmingham, AL

Average temperature in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 12.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 4.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Birmingham, AL

Average pressure in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average pressure in December: 1020.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Birmingham, AL

Average wind speed in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.9km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Birmingham, AL

Average humidity in December - Birmingham, 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 (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Birmingham, AL

Average rainfall in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 48mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (50mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (26mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Birmingham, AL

Average rainfall days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Birmingham, AL

Average snowfall in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Birmingham, AL

Average snowfall days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.4 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
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
Birmingham, AL

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Birmingham, AL

Average sunshine days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Birmingham, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Birmingham, AL

Average cloud cover in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average cloud cover in December: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Birmingham, AL

Average visibility in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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