Austin - Recent December Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Austin, Texas 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 Austin had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Camp Mabry.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Austin
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
75 55 2021 24 13
68 42 2020 20 6
68 44 2019 20 6
63 44 2018 17 7
62 43 2017 17 6
64 47 2016 18 8
68 46 2015 20 8
63 47 2014 17 9
61 40 2013 16 4
69 46 2012 21 8
61 44 2011 16 6
65 43 2010 19 6
Number of days in December when the temperature in Austin dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 2021 25
2 2020 13
1 2019 14
1 2018 8
3 2017 11
2 2016 10
0 2015 16
2 2014 7
8 2013 9
7 2012 18
3 2011 8
4 2010 11

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Austin 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 Austin
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
5 2021 1.7 43
4 2020 2.6 67
3 2019 0.8 21
11 2018 5.8 148
7 2017 4.3 109
6 2016 2.5 65
5 2015 3.0 76
10 2014 1.1 27
4 2013 0.7 18
4 2012 0.3 8
14 2011 4.9 125
3 2010 0.8 20

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of December snowfall in Austin and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2021 0.0 0
0 2020 0.0 0
0 2019 0.0 0
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.4 1
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 2
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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