December weather forecast
Fargo, ND

Panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota
Panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a subzero cold month in Fargo, North Dakota, with an average temperature fluctuating between 20.7°F (-6.3°C) and 10°F (-12.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature significantly decreases from a wintry 37.8°F (3.2°C) in November to a freezing cold 20.7°F (-6.3°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 10°F (-12.2°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 88%.

Rainfall

In Fargo, during 3.4 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 102.5 rainfall days, and 17.17" (436mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall in Fargo, North Dakota, is December, when snow falls for 13.5 days and typically aggregates up to 4.09" (104mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 8h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Fargo.
On the first day of December in Fargo, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 4:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:12 am and sunset at 4:48 pm CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Fargo is 3.4h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
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 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 average humidity in December in Fargo?

The average relative humidity in December in Fargo, North Dakota, is 88%.

How much does it rain in Fargo in December?

In Fargo, during December, the rain falls for 3.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Fargo?

December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 13.5 days and accumulates 4.09" (104mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Fargo?

In December, in Fargo, it is snowing for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 4.09" (104mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Fargo?

The month with the shortest days in Fargo is December, with an average of 8h and 36min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Fargo have in December?

In Fargo, North Dakota, the average day length in December is 8h and 36min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Fargo?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 4:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:12 am and sunset at 4:48 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Fargo?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 3.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Fargo?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Fargo, North Dakota.

How high is the UV index in December in Fargo?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Fargo, North Dakota, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Fargo, ND

Average temperature in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 20.7°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 10°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Fargo, ND

Average pressure in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average pressure in December: 30.12"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Fargo, ND

Average wind speed in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Fargo, ND

Average humidity in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (63%).

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Average rainfall in December
Fargo, ND

Average rainfall in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in December
Fargo, ND

Average rainfall days in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Fargo, ND

Average snowfall in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.09"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.09").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Fargo, ND

Average snowfall days in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Fargo, 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: 3h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Fargo, ND

Average sunshine days in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Fargo, ND

Average UV index in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Fargo, ND

Average cloud cover in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average cloud cover in December: 64

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 65).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in December
Fargo, ND

Average visibility in December - Fargo, ND
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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