Birmingham
Alabama, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Birmingham, AL

The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderate month in Birmingham, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 36.3°F (2.4°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a comfortable 65.5°F (18.6°C) in November, to a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C). In December, in Birmingham, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 36.3°F (2.4°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 71.2%.

Rainfall

In December, in Birmingham, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout December, 4.4" (113mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Birmingham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116.8 days and collects up to 53.7" (1364.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April and December are months with snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Birmingham, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Birmingham?

In December, the average high-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 36.3°F (2.4°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Birmingham?

In December, the average relative humidity in Birmingham is 71.2%.

How many days does it rain in December in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, Alabama, in December, it is raining for 10.4 days, with typically 4.4" (113mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Birmingham?

December is the first month it typically snows in Birmingham. Throughout December, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

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.

How many hours of daylight does Birmingham have in December?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Birmingham?

The average sunshine in December in Birmingham, Alabama, is 5h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Birmingham?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Birmingham is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average high temperature in December: 13.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 2.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1°C).

Average humidity in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average humidity in December: 71.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (74.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (64.2%).

Average rainfall in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall in December: 113mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (132.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (87.4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.5mm

Months with the highest snowfall are January and March (15.2mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in December - Birmingham, AL
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).