Average Precipitation for Tennessee in December





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during December at cities and towns in Tennessee.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Middle and Western Tennessee.

Eastern Tennessee

Average monthly precipitation in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Athens 5.9 150
12 Bristol 3.8 96
11 Chattanooga 5.3 133
14 Cleveland 5.5 139
13 Crossville 5.3 136
11 Dayton 6.0 153
15 Gatlinburg 4.9 125
13 Greeneville 4.1 103
12 Kingsport 4.0 102
12 Knoxville 5.0 127
11 Lookout Mountain 5.4 136
12 Morristown 4.4 112
9 Mountain City 3.9 99
12 Oak Ridge 5.8 148
12 Oneida 6.0 153
12 Sevierville 4.9 124

Middle Tennessee

December averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Cheatham Lake Dam 4.9 124
12 Clarksville 4.9 125
12 Columbia 5.6 143
13 Cookeville 6.1 155
9 Dover 4.6 117
13 Monteagle 6.8 173
13 Murfreesboro 5.5 141
11 Nashville 4.4 113
12 Shelbyville 6.1 154
13 Tullahoma 6.4 162

Western Tennessee

Average amount of rain and snow in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Dyersburg 5.2 132
12 Jackson 5.3 134
12 Martin 5.3 135
10 Memphis 5.5 139
12 Savannah 5.6 142
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Tennessee Precipitation
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