December weather forecast
Memphis, TN

The intense city network of Memphis, Tennessee
The intense city network of Memphis, Tennessee

Weather in December

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

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a moderate 59°F (15°C) in November to a fresh 50.9°F (10.5°C). In Memphis, the average low-temperature is 38.7°F (3.7°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, in Memphis, the rain falls for 9.3 days. Throughout December, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated. 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. In Memphis, in December, during 0.8 snowfall days, 0.04" (1mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 4.6 snowfall days, and 0.43" (11mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 50min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Memphis, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:58 pm CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 5.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Memphis?

In December, in Memphis, Tennessee, the average high-temperature is 50.9°F (10.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.7°F (3.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in September is evaluated at 89.6°F (32°C).

What are the most humid months in Memphis?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Memphis?

In December, the average relative humidity in Memphis is 78%.

How much does it rain in Memphis in December?

In Memphis, during December, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Memphis in December?

In Memphis, in December, during 0.8 snowfall days, 0.04" (1mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Memphis?

The month with the shortest days in Memphis, Tennessee, is December, with an average of 9h and 50min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Memphis have in December?

In Memphis, the average day length in December is 9h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Memphis?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:58 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Memphis have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Memphis, Tennessee, is 5.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Memphis?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Memphis?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Memphis, Tennessee, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Memphis, TN

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).

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Average pressure in December
Memphis, TN

Average pressure in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Memphis, TN

Average wind speed in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average wind speed in December: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Memphis, TN

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

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

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Average rainfall in December
Memphis, TN

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").

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Average rainfall days in December
Memphis, TN

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

The 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).

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Average snowfall in December
Memphis, TN

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

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

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Average snowfall days in December
Memphis, TN

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Memphis, TN

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Memphis, TN

Average sunshine days in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average sunshine days in December: 20.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Memphis, TN

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Memphis, TN

Average cloud cover in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average cloud cover in December: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in December
Memphis, TN

Average visibility in December - Memphis, TN
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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