December weather forecast
Birmingham, AL

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

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Birmingham, Alabama, with an average temperature ranging between max 54.5°F (12.5°C) and min 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a comfortable 61.9°F (16.6°C) in November to a cool 54.5°F (12.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Birmingham, is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, in Birmingham, the rain falls for 10.6 days. Throughout December, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is accumulated. 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, Alabama, 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, with an average of 9h and 58min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 4:39 pm. On the last day of December, in Birmingham, Alabama, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 4:49 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4.9h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Birmingham is December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Birmingham?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Birmingham?

The average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How much does it rain in Birmingham in December?

In Birmingham, in December, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Birmingham?

In December, in Birmingham, it is snowing for 0.4 days. Throughout December, 0.08" (2mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Birmingham?

December has the shortest days of the year in Birmingham, with an average of 9h and 58min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Birmingham, Alabama, is 9h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Birmingham?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 4:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 4:49 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, Alabama, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Birmingham?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Birmingham?

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

Average temperature in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 54.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Birmingham, AL

Average pressure in December - Birmingham, 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
Birmingham, AL

Average wind speed in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average wind speed in December: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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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: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.97").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.02").

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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: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.12").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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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

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 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
Birmingham, AL

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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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

The 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).
The 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: 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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