Montreal - Recent December Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Montreal, Quebec Canada was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives December data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many cold days occurred each December. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Montreal had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Montreal–Trudeau Airport .

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Montreal
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
30 16 2018 -1 -9
22 11 2017 -5 -12
31 18 2016 0 -8
40 30 2015 5 -1
31 20 2014 0 -7
24 10 2013 -5 -12
32 20 2012 0 -7
34 21 2011 1 -6
27 16 2010 -3 -9
Number of days in December when the temperature in Montreal dropped to -18 or 0 or below degrees Celsius
Year -18 °C
0 °F
0 °C
32 °F
2018 0 28
2017 9 29
2016 3 28
2015 0 17
2014 0 27
2013 8 31
2012 0 25
2011 1 28
2010 1 30

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Montreal during December in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.254 millimeters (0.01 inches) or more.

Total precipitation for December in Montreal
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
17 2018 3.7 94
12 2017 2.0 51
18 2016 3.4 87
12 2015 5.1 129
7 2014 3.6 92
6 2013 3.8 97
11 2012 6.5 165
9 2011 4.5 115
9 2010 4.8 122

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Montreal for December and number of days when new snow totalled at least 2.5 centimetres (1 inch)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
2 2018 5.8 14.8
5 2017 24.2 61.4
8 2016 25.1 63.8
3 2015 19.8 50.3
5 2014 19.1 48.5
7 2013 30.1 76.5
8 2012 35.1 89.2
3 2011 7.8 19.8
8 2010 27.8 70.6
Reference

Environment and Climate Change Canada. Historical Climate Data. Historical Data

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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