December weather forecast and climate
Tahoe City, CA

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Tahoe City, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.5°F (-5.3°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 37.2°F (2.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 5.3 days. Throughout December, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Tahoe City, California, there are 62.8 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. In December, in Tahoe City, it is snowing for 12.1 days. Throughout December, 22.44" (570mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 75.2 snowfall days, and 112.83" (2866mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 5.8h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Tahoe City.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Tahoe City, California, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Tahoe City?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 37.2°F (2.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Tahoe City?

In December, the average relative humidity is 77%.

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

In Tahoe City, California, during December, the rain falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Tahoe City in December?

In Tahoe City, in December, snow falls for 12.1 days, with typically accumulated 22.44" (570mm) of snow.

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.

How many hours of daylight does Tahoe City have in December?

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

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

With an average of 5.8h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

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

The average sunshine in December is 5.8h.

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

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

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

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Tahoe City, California, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average temperature in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average high temperature in December: 37.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (37.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average pressure in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.15"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.18").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average wind speed in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average wind speed in December: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average humidity in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average humidity in December: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (40%).

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Average rainfall in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average rainfall in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in December
Tahoe City, CA

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (10.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average snowfall in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average snowfall in December: 22.44"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (25.98").
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average snowfall days in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (14.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Tahoe City, CA

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average sunshine days in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (25.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (14 days).

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Average UV index in December
Tahoe City, CA

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average cloud cover in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 40).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in December
Tahoe City, CA

Average visibility in December - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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