December weather forecast
Hot Springs, AR

Water falling over rocks in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Water falling over rocks in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in Hot Springs, Arkansas, with temperature in the range of an average low of 36.9°F (2.7°C) and an average high of 51.6°F (10.9°C).

Temperature

In Hot Springs, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases from a moderate 59.9°F (15.5°C) in November to a fresh 51.6°F (10.9°C). In Hot Springs, in December, the average low-temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout December, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Hot Springs, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147.7 days and collects up to 33.23" (844mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Hot Springs are January through March, November and December. In December, it is snowing for 0.4 days. Throughout December, 0.28" (7mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Hot Springs, there are 4.2 snowfall days, and 1.93" (49mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 53min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Hot Springs, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 5:01 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:11 pm CST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Hot Springs are January, February and December, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Hot Springs, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Hot Springs?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 51.6°F (10.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in September is evaluated at 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Hot Springs?

The average relative humidity in December in Hot Springs is 79%.

How many days does it rain in December in Hot Springs?

In Hot Springs, Arkansas, in December, during 10.5 rainfall days, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Hot Springs in December?

In December, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, it is snowing for 0.4 days. Throughout December, 0.28" (7mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Hot Springs?

With an average of 9h and 53min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

What is the average length of the day in December in Hot Springs?

In Hot Springs, the average day length in December is 9h and 53min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Hot Springs?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 5:01 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:11 pm CST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Hot Springs?

The months with the least sunshine in Hot Springs, Arkansas, are January, February and December, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Hot Springs?

The average sunshine duration in December is 5.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hot Springs?

The month with the lowest UV index in Hot Springs is December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Hot Springs?

In Hot Springs, Arkansas, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average temperature in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average high temperature in December: 51.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 36.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average pressure in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average wind speed in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average humidity in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average rainfall in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.9").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average rainfall days in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average snowfall in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.94").
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
Hot Springs, AR

Average snowfall days in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 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
Hot Springs, AR

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average sunshine days in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.1 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and October (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average UV index in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average cloud cover in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, July, August and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Hot Springs, AR

Average visibility in December - Hot Springs, AR
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May and December (5mi).

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