December weather forecast
Minnehaha Springs, WV

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Weather in December

December covers Minnehaha Springs in a blanket of winter, with temperatures averaging between 28.6°F (-1.9°C) and 42.3°F (5.7°C). With an average snowfall of 1.73" (44mm) over 4.5 days, the wondrous winter landscapes become a reality once more. Following December, the cold of January is welcomed back, completing the annual climatic cycle. Outdoor enthusiasts gear their preparations for winter sports, from skiing to sledging. Despite the chills, city lights and festive decor illuminate the landscape, evoking the magical essence of the holiday season.

Temperature

December indicates a minor shift in the average high-temperature, from November's cool 50.5°F (10.3°C) to a cold 42.3°F (5.7°C). Throughout the month of December, Minnehaha Springs witnesses an average temperature of 28.6°F (-1.9°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout December, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Minnehaha Springs, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147.7 days and collects up to 21.97" (558mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Minnehaha Springs are January through April, October through December. In December, it is snowing for 4.5 days. Throughout December, 1.73" (44mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Minnehaha Springs, there are 25 snowfall days, and 11.18" (284mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:10 pm EST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Minnehaha Springs is 5h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A typical high UV index of 2 in December suggests the following recommendations:
The majority are not significantly affected by prolonged sun exposure. Infants, children, and those with fair skin must always have protection. The Sun's radiation is especially intense around midday; try to stay in shade during this period. To mitigate harm from sun exposure, pick sunglasses offering UVA and UVB defense. Mind you! Snow reflection can increase the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.

Frequently asked questions

Is it cold in Minnehaha Springs during December?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Minnehaha Springs, is 42.3°F (5.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 28.6°F (-1.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 86°F (30°C).

What are the most humid months in Minnehaha Springs?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Minnehaha Springs?

In December, the average relative humidity in Minnehaha Springs is 80%.

How much does it rain in Minnehaha Springs in December?

In Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, during December, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Minnehaha Springs in December?

In December, in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, it is snowing for 4.5 days. Throughout December, 1.73" (44mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Minnehaha Springs?

The month with the shortest days in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, is December, with an average of 9h and 36min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Minnehaha Springs?

The average day length in December is 9h and 34min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Minnehaha Springs?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of the month, in Minnehaha Springs, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:10 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Minnehaha Springs have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Minnehaha Springs is 5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Minnehaha Springs?

The months with the lowest UV index in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Minnehaha Springs?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average temperature in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average high temperature in December: 42.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 28.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

Average pressure in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average pressure in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average wind speed in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

Average humidity in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average humidity in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

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

Average rainfall in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average rainfall in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.6").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.22").

Average rainfall days in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average rainfall days in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

Average snowfall in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average snowfall in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.73"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.68").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average snowfall days in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average sunshine days in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.5 days).

Average UV index in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average UV index in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

Average cloud cover in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average cloud cover in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average cloud cover in December: 49

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 51).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, July and November (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in December
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average visibility in December - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May and September (4mi).

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