Memphis
Tennessee, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Memphis, TN

December, the first month of the winter, in Memphis, is also a fresh month, with average temperature fluctuating between 38.7°F (3.7°C) and 50.9°F (10.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a mild 59°F (15°C) in November, to a cool 50.9°F (10.5°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 38.7°F (3.7°C).

Humidity

March and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Memphis.

Rainfall

In Memphis, during December, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Memphis, there are 116.7 rainfall days, and 12.4" (315mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. In Memphis, Tennessee, during December, snow falls for 0.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Memphis, during the entire year, snow falls for 4.6 days, and aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Memphis?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 50.9°F (10.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.7°F (3.7°C).

What are the most humid months in Memphis?

Months with the highest humidity in Memphis are March and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in December in Memphis?

The average relative humidity in December in Memphis, Tennessee, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December in Memphis?

In Memphis, in December, it is raining for 9.3 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Memphis in December?

In Memphis, Tennessee, during December, snow falls for 0.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Memphis?

December has the shortest days of the year in Memphis, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Memphis?

In Memphis, Tennessee, the average length of the day in December is 9.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Memphis?

In December, the average sunshine in Memphis is 5.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Memphis?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Memphis, Tennessee.

How high is the UV index in December in Memphis?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Memphis is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average high temperature in December: 50.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 38.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

Average humidity in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

Average rainfall in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

Average rainfall days in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (6.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).