Average Weather in December in Pinewood Estates Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 67°F to 62°F, rarely falling below 47°F or exceeding 78°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 48°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 64°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pinewood Estates typically range from 74°F to 93°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 43°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
The month of December in Pinewood Estates experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 40% to 47%.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 60% of the time.
For reference, on July 14, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on October 12, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 69%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Pinewood Estates, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is essentially constant, remaining around 28% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 43% on June 18, and its lowest chance is 22% on April 15.
Probability of Precipitation in December
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Pinewood Estates is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 4.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.7 inches or falls below 1.5 inches, and ending the month at 4.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.2 inches or falls below 1.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Pinewood Estates, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 10 hours, 12 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 10 hours, 21 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Pinewood Estates is 6:55 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 17 minutes later at 7:13 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:16 PM on December 2 and the latest sunset is 11 minutes later at 5:27 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Pinewood Estates during 2018, 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 6:16 AM and sets 14 hours, 6 minutes later, at 8:21 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:09 AM and sets 10 hours, 12 minutes later, at 5:21 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Pinewood Estates is decreasing during December, falling from 16% to 8% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 20, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 99% of the time, while on January 23, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 4% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
The average hourly wind speed in Pinewood Estates is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.0 miles per hour, while on August 16, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during December is 6.6 miles per hour on December 10.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
Pinewood Estates 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 Pinewood Estates is decreasing during December, falling by 5°F, from 66°F to 60°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in December
The growing season in Pinewood Estates typically lasts for 9.7 months (294 days), from around February 15 to around December 6, rarely starting before January 9 or after March 19, and rarely ending before November 7 or after January 1.
During December in Pinewood Estates, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is rapidly decreasing falling from 60% to 11% 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 Pinewood Estates are increasing during December, increasing by 216°F, from 6,581°F to 6,797°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pinewood Estates is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 3.0 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 2.9 kWh on December 24.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Pinewood Estates are 30.164 deg latitude, -94.322 deg longitude, and 30 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pinewood Estates is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 30 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 26 feet. Within 10 miles is also essentially flat (75 feet). Within 50 miles is essentially flat (469 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pinewood Estates is covered by herbaceous vegetation (73%) and trees (17%), within 10 miles by herbaceous vegetation (53%) and cropland (27%), and within 50 miles by herbaceous vegetation (44%) and cropland (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pinewood Estates 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 are 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Pinewood Estates.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pinewood Estates 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 Pinewood Estates is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pinewood Estates and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Beaumont Municipal Airport (81%, 15 kilometers, southeast); Jasper, Jasper County-Bell Field Airport (6%, 85 kilometers, north); Ellington Field (4.4%, 102 kilometers, southwest); George Bush Intercontinental Airport (4.4%, 102 kilometers, west); and Montgomery County Airport (4.1%, 107 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .