Average Weather in December in Zacualtipán Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 67°F, rarely falling below 57°F or exceeding 75°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 44°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on May 10, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Zacualtipán typically range from 54°F to 79°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 42°F to 66°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 Zacualtipán experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 47% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is December 2, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.
For reference, on September 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 80%, while on March 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 65%.
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 Zacualtipán, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is decreasing, starting the month at 19% and ending it at 14%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 72% on September 2, and its lowest chance is 13% on December 26.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Zacualtipán is decreasing, starting the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.8 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Zacualtipán, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 10 hours, 53 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 10 hours, 58 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Zacualtipán is 6:54 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 16 minutes later at 7:10 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:52 PM on December 1 and the latest sunset is 12 minutes later at 6:04 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Zacualtipán during 2019, 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 6:54 AM and sets 13 hours, 23 minutes later, at 8:18 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:06 AM and sets 10 hours, 53 minutes later, at 5:59 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Zacualtipán is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 6, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on December 7, 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 Zacualtipán is essentially constant during December, remaining around 4.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 27, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.6 miles per hour, while on December 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.8 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during December is 4.8 miles per hour on December 17.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Zacualtipán typically lasts for 12 months (350 days), from around January 15 to around January 1, rarely starting after March 3, or ending before November 16.
The month of December in Zacualtipán is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly decreasing from 82% to 51% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Zacualtipán are gradually increasing during December, increasing by 166°F, from 3,521°F to 3,687°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Zacualtipán is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 4.5 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 4.4 kWh on December 30.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Zacualtipán are 20.650 deg latitude, -98.656 deg longitude, and 6,509 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Zacualtipán contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,949 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,472 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,591 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,338 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Zacualtipán is covered by trees (76%) and cropland (17%), within 10 miles by trees (62%) and shrubs (25%), and within 50 miles by cropland (42%) and trees (32%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Zacualtipán year round, 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, Tulancingo, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Zacualtipán.
At a distance of 70 kilometers from Zacualtipán, 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 Zacualtipán 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 aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .