December weather forecast
Prestonsburg, KY

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, with an average temperature varying between 33.1°F (0.6°C) and 45.5°F (7.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a fresh 54.5°F (12.5°C) in November to a chilly 45.5°F (7.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Prestonsburg, is 33.1°F (0.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 79%.

Rainfall

In December, in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Prestonsburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181.8 days and collects up to 33.43" (849mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Prestonsburg. In Prestonsburg, Kentucky, during 6.7 snowfall days, 3.23" (82mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 35.7 snowfall days, and 14.09" (358mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 37min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:12 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 5:22 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Prestonsburg, the average sunshine in December is 4.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Prestonsburg?

In December, in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the average high-temperature is 45.5°F (7.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.1°F (0.6°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to be 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Prestonsburg?

The average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How many days does it rain in December in Prestonsburg?

In Prestonsburg, Kentucky, in December, during 13.5 rainfall days, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Prestonsburg?

In Prestonsburg, in December, snow falls for 6.7 days, with typically accumulated 3.23" (82mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Prestonsburg?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 37min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Prestonsburg have in December?

In Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the average day length in December is 9h and 37min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Prestonsburg?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:12 pm. On the last day of the month, in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 5:22 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Prestonsburg have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, is 4.6h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Prestonsburg?

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

Average temperature in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average high temperature in December: 45.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 33.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average pressure in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average wind speed in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average wind speed in December: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average humidity in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average rainfall in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average rainfall days in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average snowfall in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.23"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.62").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average snowfall days in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.6 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
Prestonsburg, KY

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 37min

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 37min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average sunshine days in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average UV index in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average cloud cover in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average cloud cover in December: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Prestonsburg, KY

Average visibility in December - Prestonsburg, KY
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, June, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, July, August, September and December (5mi).

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