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

December weather forecast and climate
Tahoe City, CA

December, the first month of the winter, in Tahoe City, is still a cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 19.4°F (-7°C) and an average high of 41°F (5°C).

Temperature

In Tahoe City, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a chilly 46.4°F (8°C) in November, to a wintry 41°F (5°C). In December, in Tahoe City, California, the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout December, 5.3" (134mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Tahoe City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 69 days and collects up to 31.2" (793mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Tahoe City.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in December in Tahoe City?

In Tahoe City, California, in December, the average high-temperature is 41°F (5°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Tahoe City?

In Tahoe City, in December, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 5.3" (134mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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

December has the shortest days of the year in Tahoe City, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

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

In Tahoe City, the average length of the day in December is 9.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Tahoe City?

January and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Tahoe City, California.

How long on average sun shines in December in Tahoe City?

In December, the average sunshine is 6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Tahoe City?

Months with the lowest UV index in Tahoe City, California, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Tahoe City?

In Tahoe City, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average high temperature in December: 41°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 19°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (43°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (19°F).

Average rainfall in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (5.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4").

Average rainfall days in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August, September and October (4 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Tahoe City, 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).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).