December weather forecast
Townsend, TN

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Townsend, is also a frosty month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 48.2°F (9°C) and 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Temperature

In Townsend, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases from a moderate 55.6°F (13.1°C) in November to a frosty 48.2°F (9°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Humidity

February and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In Townsend, during December, the rain falls for 13.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation. In Townsend, Tennessee, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196.8 days and collects up to 39.72" (1009mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Townsend are January through April, October through December. In Townsend, during December, snow falls for 4.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 26.2 snowfall days, and 11.42" (290mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 47min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:21 pm. On the last day of December, in Townsend, sunrise is at 7:44 am and sunset at 5:31 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Townsend, Tennessee, the average sunshine in December is 5.5h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Townsend are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 are the most humid months in Townsend?

The months with the highest humidity in Townsend are February and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in December in Townsend?

In December, the average relative humidity is 80%.

How much does it rain in Townsend in December?

In Townsend, Tennessee, in December, during 13.9 rainfall days, 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Townsend in December?

In Townsend, in December, snow falls for 4.6 days, with typically accumulated 2.95" (75mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Townsend?

With an average of 9h and 47min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Townsend.

How many hours of daylight does Townsend have in December?

In December, the average day length in Townsend is 9h and 47min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Townsend?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:44 am and sunset at 5:31 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Townsend have in December?

In Townsend, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Townsend?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Townsend?

In Townsend, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Townsend, TN

Average temperature in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average high temperature in December: 48.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 33.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Townsend, TN

Average pressure in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Townsend, TN

Average wind speed in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average wind speed in December: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Townsend, TN

Average humidity in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Townsend, TN

Average rainfall in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.44").

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Average rainfall days in December
Townsend, TN

Average rainfall days in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Townsend, TN

Average snowfall in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.95"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.35").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Townsend, TN

Average snowfall days in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.7 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
Townsend, TN

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Townsend, TN

Average sunshine days in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Townsend, TN

Average UV index in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Townsend, TN

Average cloud cover in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in December
Townsend, TN

Average visibility in December - Townsend, TN
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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