December weather forecast
Westhope, ND

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Westhope, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature ranging between min 6.4°F (-14.2°C) and max 17.6°F (-8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature declines considerably from a cold 32.9°F (0.5°C) in November to a subzero cold 17.6°F (-8°C). In Westhope, the average low-temperature is 6.4°F (-14.2°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 91%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 3.1 days. Throughout December, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Westhope, there are 106.7 rainfall days, and 17.05" (433mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Westhope, in December, during 16.7 snowfall days, 4.13" (105mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Westhope, during the entire year, snow falls for 90.1 days and aggregates up to 24.17" (614mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8h and 19min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 8:16 am and sunset at 4:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:37 am and sunset at 4:56 pm CST.

Sunshine

In Westhope, the average sunshine in December is 3.3h.

UV index

January, February 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 low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Westhope?

The average relative humidity in December in Westhope is 91%.

How many days does it rain in December in Westhope?

In Westhope, North Dakota, in December, during 3.1 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Westhope in December?

In Westhope, in December, during 16.7 snowfall days, 4.13" (105mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Westhope?

With an average of 8h and 19min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Westhope.

How many hours of daylight does Westhope have in December?

In December, the average day length in Westhope, North Dakota, is 8h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Westhope?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:16 am and sunset at 4:49 pm. On the last day of the month, in Westhope, North Dakota, sunrise is at 8:37 am and sunset at 4:56 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Westhope?

The average sunshine duration in December in Westhope is 3.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Westhope?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Westhope.

What is the UV index reading in December in Westhope?

In Westhope, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Westhope, ND

Average temperature in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average high temperature in December: 17.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 6.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Westhope, ND

Average pressure in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.18"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Westhope, ND

Average wind speed in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Westhope, ND

Average humidity in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average humidity in December: 91%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (58%).

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Average rainfall in December
Westhope, ND

Average rainfall in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.19").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in December
Westhope, ND

Average rainfall days in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Westhope, ND

Average snowfall in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average snowfall in December: 4.13"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (4.45").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Westhope, ND

Average snowfall days in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average snowfall days in December: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (16.7 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
Westhope, ND

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Westhope, ND

Average sunshine days in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Westhope, ND

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Westhope, ND

Average cloud cover in December - Westhope, ND
  • Average cloud cover in December: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in December
Westhope, ND

Average visibility in December - Westhope, 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 and February (4mi).

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