December weather forecast and climate
Almaty, Kazakhstan

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Almaty, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 42mm (1.65") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 122 rainfall days, and 684mm (26.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, August through December are months with snowfall. In 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

December has the least sunshine of the year in Almaty, 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 in Almaty. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Almaty?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Almaty, is 2.3°C (36.1°F), while the average low-temperature is -6.4°C (20.5°F).

What is the most humid month in Almaty?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Almaty?

In Almaty, the average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How much does it rain in Almaty in December?

In Almaty, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 42mm (1.65") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Almaty?

In December, in Almaty, snow falls for 11 days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Almaty?

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

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

The average length of the day in December is 9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Almaty?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Almaty?

In Almaty, the average sunshine in December is 3.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Almaty?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Almaty?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).

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%).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).