December weather forecast
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with average temperature ranging between max 2.3°C (36.1°F) and min -6.4°C (20.5°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 8.2°C (46.8°F) in November, to a wintry 2.3°C (36.1°F). In December, in Almaty, the average low-temperature is -6.4°C (20.5°F).

Humidity

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

In Almaty, in December, during 6 rainfall days, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Almaty, during the entire year, the rain falls for 122 days and collects up to 684mm (26.93") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, August through December are months with snowfall in Almaty. In Almaty, during December, snow falls for 11 days. In Almaty, during the entire year, snow falls for 53.4 days.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Almaty is December, with an average of 9h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is December, with an average of 3.3h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 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 most humid month in Almaty?

The most humid month in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is December, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in December in Almaty?

The average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How many days does it rain in December in Almaty?

In December, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout December, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Almaty?

In December, snow falls for 11 days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Almaty?

December has the shortest days of the year in Almaty, with an average of 9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Almaty have in December?

In Almaty, the average length of the day in December is 9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Almaty?

With an average of 3.3h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Almaty have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 3.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Almaty?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Almaty?

In Almaty, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Average temperature in December - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average high temperature in December: 2.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -6.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.4°C).

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Average humidity in December
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Average humidity in December - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (45%).

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Average rainfall in December
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Average rainfall in December - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average rainfall in December: 42mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (107mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (27mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Average rainfall days in December - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, June and July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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Average snowfall days in December
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Average snowfall days in December - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average snowfall days in December: 11 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (13 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June and July (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average daylight in December: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

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Average UV index in December
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Average UV index in December - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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