December weather forecast
Dickinson, ND

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Dickinson, is still a freezing cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 12.9°F (-10.6°C) and an average high of 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature plummets from a cold 39.6°F (4.2°C) in November to a subzero cold 24.6°F (-4.1°C). In December, in Dickinson, the average low-temperature is 12.9°F (-10.6°C).

Humidity

In Dickinson, North Dakota, the average relative humidity in December is 84%.

Rainfall

In December, in Dickinson, the rain falls for 3.3 days. Throughout December, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Dickinson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 90.5 days and collects up to 13.78" (350mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In December, in Dickinson, it is snowing for 10.5 days. Throughout December, 2.64" (67mm) of snow is accumulated. In Dickinson, during the entire year, snow falls for 56.7 days and aggregates up to 19.72" (501mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Dickinson, with an average of 8h and 36min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 4:04 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 4:12 pm MST.

Sunshine

In Dickinson, the average sunshine in December is 4.5h.

UV index

January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Dickinson?

In Dickinson, the average relative humidity in December is 84%.

How many days does it rain in December in Dickinson?

In Dickinson, in December, during 3.3 rainfall days, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Dickinson in December?

In Dickinson, North Dakota, in December, snow falls for 10.5 days, with typically accumulated 2.64" (67mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Dickinson?

With an average of 8h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Dickinson.

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

The average day length in December is 8h and 36min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Dickinson?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 4:04 pm. On the last day of the month, in Dickinson, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 4:12 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Dickinson have in December?

In Dickinson, the average sunshine duration in December is 4.5h.

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

January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Dickinson?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Dickinson is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Dickinson, ND

Average temperature in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 24.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 12.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Dickinson, ND

Average pressure in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Dickinson, ND

Average wind speed in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Dickinson, ND

Average humidity in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (51%).

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Average rainfall in December
Dickinson, ND

Average rainfall in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.47"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and July (1.93").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in December
Dickinson, ND

Average rainfall days in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (12.9 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Dickinson, ND

Average snowfall in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.64"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Dickinson, ND

Average snowfall days in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (11.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Dickinson, ND

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 36min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Dickinson, ND

Average sunshine days in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (14.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Dickinson, ND

Average UV index in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Dickinson, ND

Average cloud cover in December - Dickinson, ND
  • Average cloud cover in December: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 56).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in December
Dickinson, ND

Average visibility in December - Dickinson, ND
  • 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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