December weather forecast
Lawrence, KS

The green Lawrence Cty in Kansas, with a dense tree cover and a view of the road network and the state campus
The green Lawrence Cty in Kansas, with a dense tree cover and a view of the road network and the state campus

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Lawrence, Kansas, with temperature in the range of an average low of 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and an average high of 41°F (5°C).

Temperature

In Lawrence, the average high-temperature in December drops from a fresh 53.2°F (11.8°C) in November to a wintry 41°F (5°C). In Lawrence, in December, the average low-temperature is 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

Humidity

In Lawrence, the average relative humidity in December is 72%.

Rainfall

In Lawrence, during December, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation. In Lawrence, during the entire year, the rain falls for 119.9 days and collects up to 21.1" (536mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Lawrence, during December, snow falls for 2.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Lawrence, there are 15.1 snowfall days, and 5.55" (141mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 29min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 4:59 pm. On the last day of December, in Lawrence, sunrise is at 7:39 am and sunset at 5:08 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Lawrence is 5.5h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Lawrence?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Lawrence, is 41°F (5°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.5°F (-2.5°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to be 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Lawrence?

The average relative humidity in December in Lawrence, Kansas, is 72%.

How much does it rain in Lawrence in December?

In Lawrence, during December, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Lawrence in December?

In December, in Lawrence, it is snowing for 2.5 days. Throughout December, 0.83" (21mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lawrence?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 29min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Lawrence have in December?

In December, the average day length in Lawrence is 9h and 29min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Lawrence?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 4:59 pm. On the last day of the month, in Lawrence, sunrise is at 7:39 am and sunset at 5:08 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Lawrence have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Lawrence, Kansas, is 5.5h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Lawrence.

What is the UV index reading in December in Lawrence?

In Lawrence, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Lawrence, KS

Average temperature in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 41°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Lawrence, KS

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Lawrence, KS

Average wind speed in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (10.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Lawrence, KS

Average humidity in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (69%).

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Average rainfall in December
Lawrence, KS

Average rainfall in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.23").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in December
Lawrence, KS

Average rainfall days in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Lawrence, KS

Average snowfall in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.83"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.13").
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Lawrence, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Lawrence, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 30min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Lawrence, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 23 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Lawrence, KS

Average UV index in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Lawrence, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Lawrence, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in December
Lawrence, KS

Average visibility in December - Lawrence, 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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