Average Temperatures for New Mexico in December





Average temperatures for December at cities, towns, parks and lakes throughout New Mexico are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern, Central and Northern New Mexico.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the US National Climatic Data Center.

Southern New Mexico

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
56 31 Alamogordo 13 0
56 19 Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge 14 -7
58 28 Carlsbad 14 -2
57 36 Carlsbad Caverns National Park 14 2
43 11 Cuba 6 -12
56 30 Elephant Butte Lake Dam 13 -1
54 19 Gila Hot Springs 12 -7
57 29 Hobbs 14 -1
55 26 Roswell 13 -3
49 22 Ruidoso 9 -6
56 21 White Sands National Monument 13 -6

Central New Mexico

Average daily temperatures in December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
46 27 Albuquerque 8 -3
51 26 Clovis 11 -4
53 26 Conchas Lake Dam 11 -4
43 14 El Morro National Monument 6 -10
45 13 Gallup 7 -11
48 22 Gran Quivira National Monument 9 -5
50 15 Grants 10 -9
46 19 Las Vegas 8 -7
48 18 Pecos National Monument 9 -8
43 17 Santa Fe 6 -8
51 22 Socorro 11 -6
53 24 Tucumcari 11 -4

Northern New Mexico

December temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
43 20 Abiquiu Lake Dam 6 -7
44 19 Aztec Ruins National Monument 7 -7
44 14 Chaco Canyon National Monument 7 -10
48 22 Clayton 9 -6
39 5 Eagle Nest 4 -15
42 10 El Vado Lake Dam 6 -12
41 21 Farmington 5 -6
41 12 Lake Maloya (Sugarite Canyon Park) 5 -11
46 14 Raton 8 -10
43 12 Taos 6 -11
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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