Memphis International Airport, Memphis, TN
At Memphis Int'l Airport, the average temperature for December was 40.9 degrees, which was 2.4 degrees below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 63 degrees on the 14th and the lowest was 23 on the 5th and 10th. There were 17 days that the temperature dropped below freezing for the month and no temperature records were set in December. The airport recorded 5.13" of rain for the month, which was 0.55" below normal. A trace of Christmas snow fell, tying a record for the day. The peak wind gust was 39 mph, recorded on the 24th. Click here for the NWS climate recap for December.
The average temperature for December at the WXLIVE! station in north Bartlett was 39.5 degrees, with a maximum of 63.7 on the 14th and a minimum of 18.3 degrees on the 11th. December precipitation totaled 5.76" at the automated WXLIVE! gauge, while a co-located manual gauge used for the CoCoRaHS program measured 5.39". The peak wind gust was 34 mph on the 9th. A trace of snow was recorded on Christmas morning. Click here for the MWN recap.
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