Saint Paul
Minnesota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Saint Paul, MN

A sunrise shot of the Saint Paul
A sunrise shot of the Saint Paul's Cathedral church ground in Saint Paul, Minnesota
The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with average temperature ranging between min 12°F (-11.1°C) and max 27°F (-2.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a wintry 41°F (5°C) in November, to a subzero cold 27°F (-2.8°C). In Saint Paul, in December, the average low-temperature is 12°F (-11.1°C).

Rainfall

In December, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 1" (26.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Saint Paul, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 32.6" (827.8mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 8.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Saint Paul.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Saint Paul are November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Saint Paul are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in December in Saint Paul?

In December, in Saint Paul, the average high-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 12°F (-11.1°C).

How much does it rain in Saint Paul in December?

In Saint Paul, in December, during 10 rainfall days, 1" (26.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Saint Paul?

The month with the shortest days in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is December, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Saint Paul have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is 8.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Saint Paul?

Months with the least sunshine in Saint Paul are November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Saint Paul have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Saint Paul is 4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Saint Paul?

Months with the lowest UV index in Saint Paul, Minnesota, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in December in Saint Paul?

In Saint Paul, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average high temperature in December: -2.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -11.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14.4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average rainfall in December: 26.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (126.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (19.8mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April, May and June (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average daylight in December: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Saint Paul, MN
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).