Average Weather in December in Zoquitlán Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 74°F, rarely falling below 70°F or exceeding 78°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 46°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on April 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Zoquitlán typically range from 51°F to 81°F, while on January 14, the coldest day of the year, they range from 45°F to 74°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
The month of December in Zoquitlán experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 44% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is December 14, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on June 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 93%, while on February 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 70%.
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 Zoquitlán, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is essentially constant, remaining around 2% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 76% on August 26, and its lowest chance is 1% on December 9.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Zoquitlán is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.7 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.1 inches on December 11.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Zoquitlán, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 11 hours, 6 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 11 hours, 10 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Zoquitlán is 6:49 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 16 minutes later at 7:05 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:59 PM on December 1 and the latest sunset is 12 minutes later at 6:12 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Zoquitlán 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 7:02 AM and sets 13 hours, 10 minutes later, at 8:12 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:01 AM and sets 11 hours, 6 minutes later, at 6:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight 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 Zoquitlán is essentially constant during December, remaining around 1% throughout.
For reference, on August 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 21% of the time, while on January 26, 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 Zoquitlán is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.8 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
The hourly average wind direction in Zoquitlán throughout December is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 38% on December 31.
Wind Direction in December
Zoquitlán is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Zoquitlán is essentially constant during December, remaining within 1°F of 84°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in December
Temperatures in Zoquitlán are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Zoquitlán are increasing during December, increasing by 288°F, from 4,396°F to 4,684°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Zoquitlán is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 5.0 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 4.9 kWh on December 23.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Zoquitlán are 17.342 deg latitude, -98.949 deg longitude, and 6,171 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Zoquitlán contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,917 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,916 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,254 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,803 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Zoquitlán is covered by cropland (41%), trees (32%), and shrubs (26%), within 10 miles by trees (54%) and shrubs (33%), and within 50 miles by trees (40%) and cropland (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Zoquitlán, 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 is only a single weather station, General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Zoquitlán.
At a distance of 108 kilometers from Zoquitlán, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Zoquitlán according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .