December weather forecast
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

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Carson City, is still a cold month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average low of 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, 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 the most humid months in Carson City.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 9.5 days. Throughout December, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Carson City, Nevada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.4 days and collects up to 11.61" (295mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In December, it is snowing for 9.2 days. Throughout December, 7.13" (181mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Carson City, there are 41.9 snowfall days, and 34.17" (868mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 28min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Carson City, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:46 pm PST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

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.

What is the temperature in December in Carson City?

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

What is the most humid month 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?

In December, the average relative humidity in Carson City, Nevada, is 72%.

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

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

How much does it snow in Carson City in December?

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, Nevada, with an average of 9h and 28min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December is 9h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Carson City?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 4:36 pm. On the last day of the month, in Carson City, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 4:46 pm PST.

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

With an average of 6.2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Carson City.

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

In December, the average sunshine duration is 6.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Carson City?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Carson City?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Carson City, NV

Average temperature in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (37.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (23.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Carson City, NV

Average pressure in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average pressure in December: 30.16"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Carson City, NV

Average wind speed in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Carson City, NV

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

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

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Average rainfall in December
Carson City, NV

Average rainfall in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (1.89").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in December
Carson City, NV

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 least rainy days is August (3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Carson City, NV

Average snowfall in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average snowfall in December: 7.13"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (8.07").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Carson City, NV

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Carson City, NV

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h and 12min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Carson City, NV

Average sunshine days in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (15 days).

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Average UV index in December
Carson City, NV

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Carson City, NV

Average cloud cover in December - Carson City, NV
  • Average cloud cover in December: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 32).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in December
Carson City, NV

Average visibility in December - Carson City, NV
  • 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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