Lansing
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Lansing, MI

The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Lansing, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.8°F (-4°C) and an average high of 33.3°F (0.7°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a frosty 44.6°F (7°C) in November, to a cold 33.3°F (0.7°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

Humidity

In Lansing, the average relative humidity in December is 85%.

Rainfall

In Lansing, Michigan, in December, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lansing, there are 144.6 rainfall days, and 24.09" (612mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Lansing, in December, snow falls for 12.6 days, with typically accumulated 2.91" (74mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Lansing, there are 59.2 snowfall days, and 16.46" (418mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Lansing is 3.4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Lansing, Michigan, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Lansing?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Lansing, Michigan, is 33.3°F (0.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Lansing?

The average relative humidity in December in Lansing is 85%.

How much does it rain in Lansing in December?

In Lansing, during December, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Lansing?

In Lansing, in December, snow falls for 12.6 days, with typically accumulated 2.91" (74mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lansing?

With an average of 9.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Lansing.

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

In Lansing, the average length of the day in December is 9.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lansing have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Lansing is 3.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Lansing?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Lansing is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in December: 0.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.3°C).

Average humidity in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average humidity in December: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

Average rainfall in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in December: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (80mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (35mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.7 days).

Average snowfall in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall in December: 74mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (110mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in December: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).