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|Average Daylight per day
|Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours
|Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day.
- The average temperature in Des Moines, Iowa in December is slightly cold at -4.2 °C (24.44 °F).
- Afternoons can be very cool with average high temperatures reaching 0.3 °C (32.5 °F).
- Overnight temperatures are generally cold with an average low of -8.8 °C (16.2 °F).
- In December the mean daily temperature variation/ range is 9.1 °C (16.4 °F).
- The weather in December is dry with sporadic snow. A mere 33.5mm (1.3in) of water tumbles during an average of 7 days.
- In December the blue above Des Moines, Iowa is a little dull having on average a modest 4:27 of splendid sunshine per day.
- The shortest day is 9:09 long and the longest day is 9:22 long with an average length of 9:13.
- There are approximately 4:35 per day when bright sunshine is absent due to cloud, haze or the sun being too low on the horizon to register.
- It is sunny approximately 49.2% of daylight hours and cloudy 50.8% of daylight hours.
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Weather Trend Graph for December in Des Moines, Iowa, Usa
Navigate to December Weather in Locations Surrounding Des Moines, Iowa:
- Algona , Ia, Usa - 165.6 kms (102.9 miles) N
- Fort Dodge, Ia, Usa - 165.6 kms (102.9 miles) N
- Storm Lake, Ia, Usa - 178.1 kms (110.7 miles) NW
- Rockwell City, Ia, Usa - 123.4 kms (76.7 miles) WNW
- Omaha, Nebraska, Usa - 189.4 kms (117.7 miles) W
- Indianola, Ia, Usa - 66.1 kms (41.1 miles) SSW
- Clarinda, Ia, Usa - 127.5 kms (79.2 miles) WSW
- Spickard, Mo, Usa - 142.8 kms (88.7 miles) S
- Charles City, Ia, Usa - 171.6 kms (106.7 miles) NNE
- Iowa Falls, Ia, Usa - 114.8 kms (71.3 miles) NNE
- Toledo, Ia, Usa - 74.8 kms (46.5 miles) NE
- Belle Plaine, Ia, Usa - 146.3 kms (90.9 miles) ENE
- Washington, Ia, Usa - 150.1 kms (93.3 miles) ESE
- Fairfield, Ia, Usa - 150.1 kms (93.3 miles) ESE