December weather forecast
Columbus, GA

The colorful and lit skyline of the scenic Columbus City, Georgia
The colorful and lit skyline of the scenic Columbus City, Georgia

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Columbus, is also a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 43.3°F (6.3°C) and an average high of 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a comfortable 64.9°F (18.3°C) in November to a mild 58.5°F (14.7°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout December, 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 149.9 rainfall days, and 26.81" (681mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. December is the first month it typically snows in Columbus. Throughout December, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Columbus, during the entire year, snow falls for 1.1 days and aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10h and 4min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 5:34 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:44 pm EST.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Columbus, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Columbus are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. 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 temperature in December in Columbus?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Columbus, Georgia, is 58.5°F (14.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in September is computed to be 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the most humid month in Columbus?

With an average relative humidity of 76%, December is the most humid month in Columbus, Georgia.

What is the average humidity in December in Columbus?

In December, the average relative humidity in Columbus is 76%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in December?

In Columbus, Georgia, during December, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Columbus?

December is the first month it typically snows in Columbus. Throughout December, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Columbus?

With an average of 10h and 4min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Columbus.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in December?

In Columbus, the average day length in December is 10h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Columbus?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 5:34 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:44 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Columbus?

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Columbus?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Columbus is 5.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Columbus?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Columbus?

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Columbus, GA

Average temperature in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average high temperature in December: 58.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 43.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Columbus, GA

Average pressure in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Columbus, GA

Average wind speed in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Columbus, GA

Average humidity in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May and October (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Columbus, GA

Average rainfall in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.03"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in December
Columbus, GA

Average rainfall days in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Columbus, GA

Average snowfall in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Columbus, GA

Average snowfall days in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Columbus, GA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Columbus, GA

Average sunshine days in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Columbus, GA

Average UV index in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Columbus, GA

Average cloud cover in December - Columbus, GA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Columbus, GA

Average visibility in December - Columbus, GA
  • 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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