The year comes to a close with December
bringing in full-fledged winter conditions to Lake Tahoe
. Following the transitioning weather of November
, December experiences a temperature drop, bringing colder days and nights. The month sees a significant leap in snowfall, averaging 35.2", creating an enchanting winter wonderland. The shortened daylight hours make the snow-dusted landscapes more enchanting, evoking a perfect holiday season spirit. The weather in December turns Lake Tahoe into a radiant Christmas postcard, ending the year on a festive and cold note.
As December arrives, Lake Tahoe's weather displays a minor decrease in high-temperatures, transitioning from November's chilly 46.9°F to a cold 40.3°F. Throughout December, the temperature in Lake Tahoe falls to an average low of 20.8°F.
During December, Lake Tahoe regularly aggregates up to 5.55" of precipitation. Throughout the year, 31.46" of rain is accumulated.
Months with snowfall in Lake Tahoe are January
through December. In Lake Tahoe, in December, 35.2" of snow is typically accumulated. In Lake Tahoe, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 190.83".
With an average of 9h and 30min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Lake Tahoe.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:47 pm PST.