December weather forecast
Carlsbad, NM

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Carlsbad, is still a mild month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.3°F (3.5°C), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 48%, December is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In December, in Carlsbad, the rain falls for 3.7 days. Throughout December, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Carlsbad, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.1 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Carlsbad are January through March, November and December. December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 0.67" (17mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10h and 4min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Carlsbad, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:01 pm MST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Carlsbad, New Mexico, are February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Carlsbad is December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 the 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 Carlsbad?

With an average high-temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.3°F (3.5°C), December is the coldest month.

What is the most humid month in Carlsbad?

December is the most humid month in Carlsbad, New Mexico, with an average relative humidity of 48%.

What is the average humidity in December in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in December is 48%.

How many days does it rain in December in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, in December, it is raining for 3.7 days, with typically 0.35" (9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Carlsbad?

The month with the most snowfall in Carlsbad is December, when snow falls for 1.9 days and typically aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Carlsbad?

In December, in Carlsbad, it is snowing for 1.9 days. Throughout December, 0.67" (17mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Carlsbad?

The month with the shortest days in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is December, with an average of 10h and 4min of daylight.

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

In December, the average day length is 10h and 4min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Carlsbad?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:01 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Carlsbad?

February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Carlsbad.

How long on average sun shines in December in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, the average sunshine duration in December is 7.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Carlsbad?

The month with the lowest UV index in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Carlsbad?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average temperature in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (56.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 38.3°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.2°F).

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Average pressure in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average pressure in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average wind speed in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (8.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average humidity in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

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Average rainfall in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average rainfall in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average rainfall days in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average snowfall in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.67"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average snowfall days in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average sunshine days in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average UV index in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average cloud cover in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average cloud cover in December: 19

The months with the most cloud cover are September and December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
Carlsbad, NM

Average visibility in December - Carlsbad, NM
  • 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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