December weather forecast
Dodge City, KS

The old stone building that is home to the Ford County Courthouse in Dodge City, Kansas
The old stone building that is home to the Ford County Courthouse in Dodge City, Kansas

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Dodge City, is also a frosty month, with an average temperature varying between 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and 44.4°F (6.9°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 44.4°F (6.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month in Dodge City, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

Rainfall

In Dodge City, during December, the rain falls for 2.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation. In Dodge City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 95.4 days and collects up to 15.59" (396mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In December, it is snowing for 2.8 days. Throughout December, 1.22" (31mm) of snow is accumulated. In Dodge City, Kansas, during the entire year, snow falls for 14.4 days and aggregates up to 8.39" (213mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 36min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Dodge City, Kansas, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 5:31 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 6.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Dodge City.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Dodge City. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 coldest month in Dodge City?

The coldest month in Dodge City, Kansas, is December, with an average high-temperature of 44.4°F (6.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What is the temperature in December in Dodge City?

In Dodge City, in December, the average high-temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C). in September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is computed to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the most humid month in Dodge City?

With an average relative humidity of 62%, December is the most humid month in Dodge City, Kansas.

What is the average humidity in December in Dodge City?

In December, the average relative humidity is 62%.

How much does it rain in Dodge City in December?

In Dodge City, during December, the rain falls for 2.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Dodge City in December?

In Dodge City, during December, snow falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Dodge City?

With an average of 9h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Dodge City.

How many hours of daylight does Dodge City have in December?

The average day length in December in Dodge City, Kansas, is 9h and 36min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Dodge City?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 5:31 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Dodge City?

With an average of 6.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Dodge City.

How many hours of sunshine does Dodge City have in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Dodge City, Kansas, is 6.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Dodge City?

The months with the lowest UV index in Dodge City, Kansas, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Dodge City?

In Dodge City, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Dodge City, KS

Average temperature in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 44.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (44.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Dodge City, KS

Average pressure in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Dodge City, KS

Average wind speed in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Dodge City, KS

Average humidity in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average humidity in December: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (62%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (52%).

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Average rainfall in December
Dodge City, KS

Average rainfall in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.64").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in December
Dodge City, KS

Average rainfall days in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and December (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Dodge City, KS

Average snowfall in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.22"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.52").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Dodge City, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Dodge City, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 36min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 44min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Dodge City, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25.1 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and December (25.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Dodge City, KS

Average UV index in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Dodge City, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Dodge City, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 31).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in December
Dodge City, KS

Average visibility in December - Dodge City, KS
  • 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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