Lake Tahoe
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Lake Tahoe, CA

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Lake Tahoe, California, with average temperature varying between 40.3°F (4.6°C) and 20.8°F (-6.2°C).

Temperature

In Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases, from a frosty 46.9°F (8.3°C) in November, to a wintry 40.3°F (4.6°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 20.8°F (-6.2°C).

Rainfall

In Lake Tahoe, 5.6" (141mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. During the entire year, Lake Tahoe aggregates up to 31.5" (799.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall in Lake Tahoe, California. In Lake Tahoe, 35.2" (894.1mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, 190.8" (4846.5mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Lake Tahoe is December, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in Lake Tahoe?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Lake Tahoe, is 40.3°F (4.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 20.8°F (-6.2°C).

How much does it rain in Lake Tahoe in December?

In Lake Tahoe, in December, 5.6" (141mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Lake Tahoe in December?

Throughout December, 35.2" (894.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lake Tahoe?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Lake Tahoe?

The average length of the day in December in Lake Tahoe is 9.5h.
Average temperature in December - Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average high temperature in December: 40.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.1°F).

Average rainfall in December - Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (6").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0.3").

Average snowfall in December - Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average snowfall in December: 35.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (45.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average daylight in December - Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).