Carson City
Nevada, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Carson City, NV

A walking path leading to the State Capital building entrance in Carson City, Nevada
A walking path leading to the State Capital building entrance in Carson City, Nevada
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Carson City, Nevada, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.4°F (-4.8°C) and an average high of 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Carson City, Nevada, it is raining for 9.5 days, with typically 1.69" (43mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 84.4 rainfall days, and 11.61" (295mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Carson City are January through May, September through December. In Carson City, during December, snow falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.13" (181mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 41.9 snowfall days, and 34.17" (868mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Carson City, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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.

What is the coldest month in Carson City?

With an average high-temperature of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.4°F (-4.8°C), December is the coldest month in Carson City, Nevada.

What is the temperature in December in Carson City?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 37.6°F (3.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

What are the most humid months in Carson City?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in December in Carson City?

The average relative humidity in December is 72%.

How much does it rain in Carson City in December?

In Carson City, during December, the rain falls for 9.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Carson City?

In Carson City, in December, snow falls for 9.2 days, with typically accumulated 7.13" (181mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Carson City?

December has the shortest days of the year in Carson City, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Carson City?

The average length of the day in December in Carson City, Nevada, is 9.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Carson City?

The month with the least sunshine in Carson City is December, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Carson City have in December?

In Carson City, Nevada, the average sunshine in December is 6.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Carson City?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Carson City.

How high is the UV index in December in Carson City?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Carson City is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average high temperature in December: 3.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -4.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-4.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (31%).

Average rainfall in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average rainfall in December: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (48mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (5mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average snowfall in December: 181mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (205mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average daylight in December: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.2h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average UV index in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).