Average Weather in December in Ore City Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 6°F, from 62°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 74°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 43°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on August 5, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Ore City typically range from 74°F to 94°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 56°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 Ore City experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 43% to 48%.
The clearest day of the month is December 4, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on February 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on October 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 72%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Ore City, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 27% and ending it at 24%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on May 16, and its lowest chance is 22% on August 17.
Over the course of December in Ore City, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 26% to 21%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Ore City is decreasing, starting the month at 4.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.4 inches or falls below 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 3.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.7 inches or falls below 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Ore City, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 9 hours, 59 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 10 hours, 9 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Ore City is 7:03 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 18 minutes later at 7:21 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:12 PM on December 4 and the latest sunset is 11 minutes later at 5:22 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Ore City 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 6:11 AM and sets 14 hours, 19 minutes later, at 8:30 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:17 AM and sets 9 hours, 59 minutes later, at 5:16 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Ore City is gradually decreasing during December, falling from 3% to 1% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 14, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 94% of the time, while on January 23, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
The average hourly wind speed in Ore City is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.8 miles per hour, while on August 15, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Ore City typically lasts for 8.4 months (258 days), from around March 6 to around November 19, rarely starting before February 12 or after March 30, and rarely ending before October 30 or after December 8.
The month of December in Ore City is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly decreasing from 22% to 0% 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 Ore City are gradually increasing during December, increasing by 126°F, from 5,911°F to 6,037°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Ore City is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 2.8 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 2.7 kWh on December 23.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Ore City are 32.800 deg latitude, -94.721 deg longitude, and 315 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Ore City contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 322 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 315 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (407 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (518 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Ore City is covered by cropland (52%) and trees (38%), within 10 miles by trees (60%) and cropland (26%), and within 50 miles by cropland (44%) and trees (40%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Ore City 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 Ore City.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Ore City 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 Ore City is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Ore City and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Gilmer, Fox Stephens Field - Gilmer Municipal Airport (43%, 24 kilometers, southwest); Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (21%, 40 kilometers, northwest); Gregg County Airport (16%, 46 kilometers, south); Harrison County Airport (15%, 50 kilometers, southeast); and Texarkana Regional Airport (5%, 99 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .