Weather in Des Moines in december 2021

The weather in Des Moines in december comes from statistical datas on the past years. You can view the weather statistics for all the month, but also by using the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout december

very bad weather 27.2cm

Weather at 6am
27°F

Clear/Sunny

32%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Fog

10%

Weather at 12pm
32°F

Clear/Sunny

32%

Partly Cloudy

26%

Fog

4%

Weather at 6pm
31°F

Clear/Sunny

30%

Partly Cloudy

26%

Fog

9%

Weather at 3am
27°F

Clear/Sunny

34%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

24%

Fog

8%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Des Moines in december

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Des Moines in december.


The climate of Des Moines in december is very bad

In december in Des Moines, the climate is relatively dry (with 0.5in of rainfall over 3 days). This is better than the previous month since in november it receives an average of 0.7in of rainfall over 3 days.

The climate is quite cold there the month of december. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! Temperatures are up to 36°F. In the morning the temperature drops to 27°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of december in Des Moines is 31°F. Note that these seasonal averages are in contrast with those observed in Des Moines in december with a maximum record of 67°F in 2017 and a minimum record of -13°F in 2017. You can expect to have about 23 days with temperatures below 32°F, or 74% of time.

On this month of december, day length in Des Moines is generally 09:10. Sunrise is at 07:35 and sets at 16:45.



December: another location in the United States (USA)?

If you want to go to the United States (USA) in december, there are destinations with better weather than Des Moines:

In december, Miami (Florida) has perfect weather.

Furthermore, Austin, California, Gulf Shores (Alabama), Houston, Louisiana and Mobile (Alabama) have good weather.

Finally, Atlanta, Dallas, Mississippi, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Tucson have a tolerable climate, but better than Des Moines.

more information about United States's weather in december



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Des Moines in december

Check below seasonal norms These datas are generated from the weather statements earlier years of the month of december.

December
Outside temperature
Average temperature 31°F
Highest temperature 36°F
Lowest temperature 27°F
Highest record temperature 67°F
(2017)
Lowest record temperature -13°F
(2017)
Number of days at +65°F 0 day(s)
(0%)
Number of days at -32°F 23 day(s)
(74%)
Wind
Wind speed 21km/h
Wind temperature 18°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 0.5in
Number of days with rainfall 3 day(s)
(8%)
Record daily rainfall 0.9in
(2020)
Snowfall 27.2cm
Other climate data
Humidity 83%
Visibility 9.19km
Cloud cover 49%
UV index 2
Daily sunshine hours 7
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 07:35
Time of sunset 16:45
Length of day 09:10
Our opinion about the weather in december
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad


How was the weather last december?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Des Moines in december 2020:

01-12-2020
Clear/Sunny
27°F to 40°F
02-12-2020
Overcast
27°F to 40°F
03-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
29°F to 41°F
04-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
32°F to 45°F
05-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
32°F to 45°F
06-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 41°F
07-12-2020
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 49°F
08-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
34°F to 47°F
09-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 56°F
10-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 52°F
11-12-2020
Overcast
36°F to 40°F
12-12-2020
Heavy snow
31°F to 34°F
13-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
27°F to 36°F
14-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
23°F to 27°F
15-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
22°F to 27°F
16-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
20°F to 29°F
17-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
22°F to 31°F
18-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 40°F
19-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
29°F to 36°F
20-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
29°F to 38°F
21-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 43°F
22-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
29°F to 45°F
23-12-2020
Blizzard
29°F to 49°F
24-12-2020
Clear/Sunny
11°F to 20°F
25-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
9°F to 29°F
26-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
22°F to 32°F
27-12-2020
Overcast
29°F to 36°F
28-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
18°F to 27°F
29-12-2020
Patchy light snow
22°F to 27°F
30-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
23°F to 34°F
31-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
11°F to 23°F

Map: other cities in the United States (USA) in december

Cities near Des Moines:

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Minneapolis (Minnesota) in decembervery bad weather
Missouri in decembervery bad weather
St. Louis (Missouri) in decembervery bad weather
Wisconsin in decembervery bad weather
Chicago in decembervery bad weather
Kansas in decembervery bad weather
Indianapolis in decembervery bad weather
Arkansas in decemberbad weather
Oklahoma in decembervery bad weather
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Weather data for Des Moines in december:

Weather data for Des Moines for december are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Des Moines. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Des Moines can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Des Moines.


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