December weather forecast and climate
Carleton, MI

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Carleton, is still a cold month, with average temperature varying between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Temperature

In Carleton, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 46°F (7.8°C) in November, to a cold 35.8°F (2.1°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Carleton is 82%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is December when the rain falls for 7.9 days and typically collects 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Carleton, Michigan. In Carleton, snow falls for 9.9 days, with typically accumulated 1.61" (41mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 47.8 snowfall days, and 11.81" (300mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 3.5h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 1, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Carleton?

In Carleton, in December, the average high-temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Carleton?

The average relative humidity in December in Carleton, Michigan, is 82%.

How many days does it rain in December in Carleton?

In Carleton, Michigan, in December, during 7.9 rainfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Carleton?

December is the month with the least rainfall in Carleton. Rain falls for 7.9 days and accumulates 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Carleton in December?

In December, it is snowing for 9.9 days. Throughout December, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Carleton?

With an average of 9.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Carleton have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Carleton is 9.2h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Carleton?

In December, the average sunshine in Carleton, Michigan, is 3.5h.

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

The month with the lowest UV index in Carleton is December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Carleton?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Carleton is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Carleton, MI

Average temperature in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 2.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -2.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.1°C).

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Average pressure in December
Carleton, MI

Average pressure in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Carleton, MI

Average wind speed in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average wind speed in December: 16.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.7km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Carleton, MI

Average humidity in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Carleton, MI

Average rainfall in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (75mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (30mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Carleton, MI

Average rainfall days in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Carleton, MI

Average snowfall in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 41mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (91mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Carleton, MI

Average snowfall days in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.3 days).
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
Carleton, MI

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.1h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Carleton, MI

Average sunshine days in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Carleton, MI

Average UV index in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Carleton, MI

Average cloud cover in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average cloud cover in December: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Carleton, MI

Average visibility in December - Carleton, MI
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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