December weather forecast
Topeka, KS

The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Topeka, Kansas, with an average temperature varying between 40.8°F (4.9°C) and 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops from a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C) in November to a cold 40.8°F (4.9°C). In Topeka, the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Topeka is 72%.

Rainfall

In Topeka, Kansas, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Topeka, Kansas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.3 days and collects up to 23.82" (605mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Topeka, during 3.4 snowfall days, 0.87" (22mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Topeka, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.5 days and aggregates up to 6.5" (165mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Topeka is December, with an average of 9h and 29min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:09 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Topeka, Kansas, is 5.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Topeka, Kansas, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 Topeka?

In December, in Topeka, the average high-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to be 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Topeka?

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

How much does it rain in Topeka in December?

In Topeka, in December, during 5 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Topeka?

In Topeka, in December, snow falls for 3.4 days, with typically accumulated 0.87" (22mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Topeka?

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

What is the average length of the day in December in Topeka?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Topeka?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of the month, in Topeka, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:09 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Topeka?

The average sunshine duration in December is 5.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Topeka?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Topeka?

In Topeka, Kansas, 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
Topeka, KS

Average temperature in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average high temperature in December: 40.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Topeka, KS

Average pressure in December - Topeka, 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 (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Topeka, KS

Average wind speed in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Topeka, KS

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in December
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in December
Topeka, KS

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall days in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 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
Topeka, KS

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Topeka, 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 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Topeka, KS

Average sunshine days in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average sunshine days in December: 22.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Topeka, KS

Average UV index in December - Topeka, 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
Topeka, KS

Average cloud cover in December - Topeka, KS
  • Average cloud cover in December: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in December
Topeka, KS

Average visibility in December - Topeka, 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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