Louisville - Recent December Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Louisville, Kentucky 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 Louisville had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Louisville International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Louisville
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
51 35 2018 10 2
46 28 2017 8 -2
45 31 2016 7 -1
58 42 2015 14 6
47 35 2014 9 1
46 31 2013 8 -1
52 37 2012 11 3
51 35 2011 10 2
37 25 2010 3 -4
Number of days in December when the temperature in Louisville 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 11 2018 0
0 18 2017 0
0 19 2016 1
0 7 2015 5
0 11 2014 0
0 21 2013 3
0 14 2012 1
0 14 2011 0
0 26 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Louisville 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 Louisville
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
9 2018 5.9 150
7 2017 2.7 69
12 2016 5.3 135
10 2015 6.6 167
12 2014 3.6 91
12 2013 5.4 138
18 2012 7.1 181
10 2011 5.2 132
11 2010 1.7 42

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Louisville 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
0 2017 0.2 1
0 2016 0.1 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
2 2013 5.3 13
1 2012 2.7 7
0 2011 0.0 0
2 2010 6.3 16
Reference

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

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