Memphis - Recent December Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Memphis, Tennessee 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 Memphis had wet or snowy weather.

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Memphis
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
53 38 2018 12 3
52 34 2017 11 1
53 36 2016 12 2
63 45 2015 17 7
53 40 2014 12 4
51 34 2013 11 1
58 42 2012 14 5
55 38 2011 13 3
49 32 2010 9 0
Number of days in December when the temperature in Memphis 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 9 2018 2
0 15 2017 2
0 9 2016 2
0 1 2015 10
0 4 2014 0
0 18 2013 3
0 9 2012 6
0 10 2011 1
0 21 2010 1

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Memphis 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 Memphis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
16 2018 8.8 225
8 2017 7.3 184
16 2016 7.3 186
10 2015 4.8 121
11 2014 2.6 66
11 2013 4.8 123
17 2012 3.7 95
10 2011 8.6 217
7 2010 2.5 64

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Memphis 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 0.0 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.9 2
1 2011 1.3 3
0 2010 0.3 1
Reference

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

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