December weather forecast
Moorefield, WV

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Weather in December

Finally, December welcomes winter back to Moorefield. The cold intensifies as temperatures drop between 42.4°F (5.8°C) and 28.6°F (-1.9°C). The month sees 0.51" (13mm) of rainfall, coupled with an average of 0.43" (11mm) of snowfall over 2.5 days. It showcases the shortest days of the year, characterized by less sunlight and high humidity levels. Moving towards January, a further drop in temperature takes place, culminating in a colder climate, increased snowfall, and an intensified winter experience.

Temperature

Moorefield's progression into December involves a gentle drop in the average high-temperature, from a cool 51.3°F (10.7°C) in November to an icy 42.4°F (5.8°C). In Moorefield, the average low-temperature during the month of December is a subzero cold 28.6°F (-1.9°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity in Moorefield are September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In Moorefield, in December, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Moorefield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 91.2 days and collects up to 6.61" (168mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Moorefield, in December, during 2.5 snowfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Moorefield, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.9 days and aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 30min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:53 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 5:03 pm EST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Moorefield, West Virginia, are January and December, with an average of 5.2h of sunshine.

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 value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily high UV index of 2 during December translates into the following recommendations:
Most individuals face no significant issues with extended sun exposure, but it is always essential to protect children, babies, and those with sensitive skin. Avoiding the Sun's peak radiation during midday hours is essential for health and safety. Employ a wide-brim hat for potent defense against up to 50% of UV rays. Stay alert! Snow's reflective properties can almost double the UV radiation from the Sun.
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Moorefield in December?

Moorefield in December has an average high-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 28.6°F (-1.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is calculated to be 87.8°F (31°C).

What are the most humid months in Moorefield?

September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Moorefield, West Virginia.

What is the average humidity in December in Moorefield?

In December, the average relative humidity is 78%.

How much does it rain in Moorefield in December?

In December, in Moorefield, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout December, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Moorefield in December?

In Moorefield, in December, snow falls for 2.5 days, with typically accumulated 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Moorefield?

With an average of 9h and 30min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Moorefield, West Virginia.

How many hours of daylight does Moorefield have in December?

In Moorefield, West Virginia, the average day length in December is 9h and 29min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Moorefield?

On the first day of December in Moorefield, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 5:03 pm EST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Moorefield?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 5.2h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Moorefield?

In Moorefield, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Moorefield?

January, February, November and 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 Moorefield?

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

Average temperature in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average high temperature in December: 42.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 28.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Moorefield, WV

Average pressure in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average pressure in December: 30.12"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Moorefield, WV

Average wind speed in December - Moorefield, 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 (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Moorefield, WV

Average humidity in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are September, October and December (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June and July (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Moorefield, WV

Average rainfall in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (0.75").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in December
Moorefield, WV

Average rainfall days in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (10.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Moorefield, WV

Average snowfall in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.83").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Moorefield, WV

Average snowfall days in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.5 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.7 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
Moorefield, WV

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Moorefield, WV

Average sunshine days in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average sunshine days in December: 22.7 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January, November and December (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (18.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Moorefield, WV

Average UV index in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Moorefield, WV

Average cloud cover in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average cloud cover in December: 44

The months with the most cloud cover are January and March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in December
Moorefield, WV

Average visibility in December - Moorefield, WV
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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