Average Weather in December in Junction Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 66°F to 61°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 77°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 40°F to 35°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 55°F.
For reference, on August 5, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Junction typically range from 72°F to 95°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 61°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in December
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on December. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in December
Nueve de Julio, Argentina (4,767 miles away); Ouarzazat, Morocco (5,332 miles); and Baffa, Pakistan (7,936 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Junction (view comparison).
The month of December in Junction experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 40% to 44%. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44% on December 21.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 60% of the time.
For reference, on December 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44%, while on June 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 75%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Junction, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 13% and ending it at 9%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on May 27, and its lowest chance is 9% on January 1.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Junction is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.7 inches, and ending the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Junction, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 10 hours, 11 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 10 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Junction is 7:18 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 17 minutes later at 7:35 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:37 PM on December 2 and the latest sunset is 11 minutes later at 5:48 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Junction during 2021, but it neither starts nor ends during December, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:37 AM and sets 14 hours, 7 minutes later, at 8:44 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:32 AM and sets 10 hours, 11 minutes later, at 5:42 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in December
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for December 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Junction is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on June 25, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 50% of the time, while on February 3, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Junction is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 10.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.4 miles per hour, while on September 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
The hourly average wind direction in Junction throughout December is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 45% on December 2.
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Junction typically lasts for 7.6 months (233 days), from around March 22 to around November 10, rarely starting before February 27 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 21 or after November 30.
The month of December in Junction is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season reaching a low of -0% on December 28.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Junction are gradually increasing during December, increasing by 144°F, from 6,217°F to 6,361°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Junction is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 3.4 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 3.2 kWh on December 21.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Junction are 30.489 deg latitude, -99.772 deg longitude, and 1,699 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Junction contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 377 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,764 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (741 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,319 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Junction is covered by shrubs (60%), grassland (15%), cropland (13%), and artificial surfaces (10%), within 10 miles by shrubs (75%) and grassland (11%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (71%) and grassland (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Junction, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Junction.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Junction according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Junction is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Junction and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Kimble County Airport (97%, 2.5 kilometers, north); Edwards County Airport (0.7%, 72 kilometers, southwest); Sonora Municipal Airport (0.6%, 85 kilometers, west); Vamc Heliport (0.6%, 87 kilometers, southeast); and Gillespie County Airport (0.6%, 87 kilometers, east).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .