December weather forecast and climate
Elko, NV

The view of the front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada, under the clear and blue sky, along Idaho street
The view of the front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada, under the clear and blue sky, along Idaho street
December, the first month of the winter, in Elko, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature varying between 17.4°F (-8.1°C) and 31.6°F (-0.2°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, 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

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 7.2 days and typically aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Elko are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Elko?

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).

What is the temperature in December in Elko?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 31.6°F (-0.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Elko?

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

How much does it rain in Elko in December?

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

What is the wettest month in Elko?

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 7.2 days and typically aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Elko in December?

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

What is the snowiest month in Elko?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Elko?

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Elko.

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

The average length of the day in December in Elko is 9.3h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Elko?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Elko?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Elko, Nevada, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).