Houston - Recent December Temperatures and Rainfall





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

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 actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Houston had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the William P. Hobby Airport near downtown Houston.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Houston
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
78 61 2021 26 16
68 47 2020 20 9
69 49 2019 21 9
65 48 2018 18 9
63 45 2017 17 7
68 53 2016 20 12
71 52 2015 21 11
66 51 2014 19 11
62 44 2013 17 6
71 51 2012 22 10
64 49 2011 18 9
67 47 2010 19 9
Number of days in December when the temperature in Houston dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 2021 26
1 2020 16
0 2019 19
0 2018 10
2 2017 10
1 2016 15
0 2015 19
0 2014 11
1 2013 9
0 2012 19
2 2011 10
1 2010 14

Rainy Weather iconRain

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

Total rainfall for December in Houston
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
4 2021 1.9 47
10 2020 8.0 204
4 2019 0.8 21
9 2018 6.2 157
14 2017 4.7 118
14 2016 3.7 94
12 2015 3.5 88
10 2014 4.6 117
6 2013 0.9 22
10 2012 5.7 145
9 2011 4.2 107
5 2010 5.8 148
Reference

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

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