December weather forecast and climate
Elko, NV

The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Elko, is also a subzero cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17.4°F (-8.1°C) and an average high of 31.6°F (-0.2°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 31.6°F (-0.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Elko is 78%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Elko. Rain falls for 7.2 days and accumulates 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Elko. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 12.5 days and typically aggregates up to 8.35" (212mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Elko is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Elko, the average sunshine in December is 5.8h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Elko, Nevada. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Elko?

The coldest month in Elko is December, with an average high-temperature of 31.6°F (-0.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average relative humidity in December is 78%.

What is the wettest month in Elko?

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 7.2 days and accumulates 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Elko in December?

In Elko, during December, the rain falls for 7.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Elko?

December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 12.5 days and accumulates 8.35" (212mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Elko in December?

In Elko, in December, during 12.5 snowfall days, 8.35" (212mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Elko?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Elko have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Elko?

The average sunshine in December in Elko is 5.8h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Elko, Nevada, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Elko?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Elko is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Elko, NV

Average temperature in December - Elko, NV
  • Average high temperature in December: -0.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-0.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -8.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

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Average pressure in December
Elko, NV

Average pressure in December - Elko, NV
  • Average pressure in December: 1023.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1024.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Elko, NV

Average wind speed in December - Elko, NV
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (9.1km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Elko, NV

Average humidity in December - Elko, NV
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (26%).

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Average rainfall in December
Elko, NV

Average rainfall in December - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall in December: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (34mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Elko, NV

Average rainfall days in December - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Elko, NV

Average snowfall in December - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall in December: 212mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (212mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Elko, NV

Average snowfall days in December - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Elko, NV

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Elko, NV
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Elko, NV

Average sunshine days in December - Elko, NV
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Elko, NV

Average UV index in December - Elko, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Elko, NV

Average cloud cover in December - Elko, NV
  • Average cloud cover in December: 39

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in December
Elko, NV

Average visibility in December - Elko, NV
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).

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