December weather forecast
Springfield, MO

A city square in downtown Springfield, Missouri, with a clean water fountain
A city square in downtown Springfield, Missouri, with a clean water fountain

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Springfield, is also a frosty month, with an average temperature varying between 30°F (-1.1°C) and 44.6°F (7°C).

Temperature

In Springfield, the average high-temperature in December drops from a fresh 54.9°F (12.7°C) in November to a frosty 44.6°F (7°C). The average low-temperature, in Springfield, Missouri, is 30°F (-1.1°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Springfield, during December, the rain falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 167.3 rainfall days, and 37.91" (963mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Springfield. In Springfield, in December, snow falls for 4.2 days, with typically accumulated 0.87" (22mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 21.3 snowfall days, and 8.94" (227mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 39min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Springfield.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:56 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:05 pm CST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

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 low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. 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 Springfield?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Springfield, is 44.6°F (7°C), while the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 98.6°F (37°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Springfield?

In December, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How many days does it rain in December in Springfield?

In Springfield, Missouri, in December, during 9.1 rainfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Springfield?

In Springfield, Missouri, in December, snow falls for 4.2 days, with typically accumulated 0.87" (22mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Springfield?

With an average of 9h and 39min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Springfield, Missouri.

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

In December, the average day length is 9h and 39min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Springfield?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:56 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:05 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Springfield?

In Springfield, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Springfield?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Springfield, Missouri, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Springfield, MO

Average temperature in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average high temperature in December: 44.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 30°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Springfield, MO

Average pressure in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Springfield, MO

Average wind speed in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Springfield, MO

Average humidity in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are March and May (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in December
Springfield, MO

Average rainfall in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.63").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in December
Springfield, MO

Average rainfall days in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Springfield, MO

Average snowfall in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.11").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Springfield, MO

Average snowfall days in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.1 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
Springfield, MO

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Springfield, MO

Average sunshine days in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Springfield, MO

Average UV index in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Springfield, MO

Average cloud cover in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in December
Springfield, MO

Average visibility in December - Springfield, MO
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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