December weather forecast and climate
Cochiti Lake, NM

December, the first month of the winter, in Cochiti Lake, is also a wintry month, with average temperature ranging between max 39.7°F (4.3°C) and min 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

Temperature

In Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, the average high-temperature drops, from a cool 50.5°F (10.3°C) in November, to a wintry 39.7°F (4.3°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

Humidity

In Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in December is 65%.

Rainfall

In Cochiti Lake, during December, the rain falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation. In Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 103.6 days and collects up to 10.16" (258mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, are January through April, October through December. In December, it is snowing for 6.3 days. Throughout December, 2.8" (71mm) of snow is accumulated. In Cochiti Lake, during the entire year, snow falls for 23.4 days, and aggregates up to 11.38" (289mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Cochiti Lake, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Cochiti Lake. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Cochiti Lake?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 39.7°F (4.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Cochiti Lake?

In Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in December is 65%.

How much does it rain in Cochiti Lake in December?

In Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, during December, the rain falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Cochiti Lake?

In Cochiti Lake, during December, snow falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cochiti Lake?

The month with the shortest days in Cochiti Lake is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Cochiti Lake?

In December, the average length of the day in Cochiti Lake is 9.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cochiti Lake?

In December, the average sunshine in Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, is 7.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cochiti Lake?

Months with the lowest UV index in Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Cochiti Lake?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Cochiti Lake, New Mexico, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average high temperature in December: 4.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -5.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-5.7°C).

Average pressure in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average pressure in December: 1019.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.2mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.4km/h).

Average humidity in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average humidity in December: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

Average rainfall in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average rainfall in December: 17mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (54mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (8mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.1 days).

Average snowfall in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average snowfall in December: 71mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (98mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average snowfall days in December: 6.3 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (6.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.1h).

Average sunshine days in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.1 days).

Average UV index in December - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • 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 - Cochiti Lake, NM
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (9km).