Birmingham - Recent December Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Birmingham, Alabama 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 hot or 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 Birmingham had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Birmingham
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
57 40 2018 14 5
55 37 2017 13 3
59 40 2016 15 4
65 48 2015 18 9
58 39 2014 15 4
57 38 2013 14 3
60 42 2012 16 5
60 40 2011 15 4
50 30 2010 10 -1
Number of days in December when the temperature in Birmingham dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 8 2018 3
0 14 2017 2
0 8 2016 6
0 4 2015 12
0 10 2014 5
0 13 2013 5
0 7 2012 6
0 9 2011 4
0 22 2010 1

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Birmingham during December in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for December in Birmingham
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
14 2018 11.4 288
12 2017 4.0 102
12 2016 2.4 61
12 2015 10.5 267
12 2014 7.2 182
12 2013 7.1 179
12 2012 6.5 165
12 2011 5.2 133
12 2010 1.4 35

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Birmingham for December and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.0 0
1 2017 4.0 10
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
0 2011 0.0 0
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

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

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