Sacramento - Recent December Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Sacramento, California 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 Sacramento had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the California State University campus in Sacramento.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Sacramento
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
53 42 2021 12 5
60 40 2020 16 4
58 45 2019 15 7
59 43 2018 15 6
61 39 2017 16 4
55 39 2016 13 4
57 40 2015 14 4
60 48 2014 15 9
59 35 2013 15 2
56 42 2012 13 5
59 36 2011 15 2
57 45 2010 14 7
Number of days in December when the temperature in Sacramento dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 2021 2
0 2020 1
0 2019 0
0 2018 0
0 2017 0
5 2016 0
3 2015 0
0 2014 1
7 2013 0
1 2012 0
5 2011 1
2 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Sacramento 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 Sacramento
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
18 2021 7.0 177
8 2020 1.5 38
16 2019 4.8 121
8 2018 2.6 67
2 2017 0.1 3
7 2016 3.8 96
12 2015 1.8 46
11 2014 7.6 194
2 2013 0.4 10
14 2012 6.5 164
1 2011 0.1 2
18 2010 5.5 140
Reference

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

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