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December Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1955-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 71200624196444(1991) 8(1976)1.582010 0.61969
02 62198024197147(1982) 6(1976)0.581991 2.52007
03 65199814197649(1982) 3(1976)0.871991 2.01957
04 69199823198952(1982) 5(2002)0.761990 1.11991
05 67200124200252(2001)11(1971)0.851994 5.12009
06 66199824200348(2001) 8(2007)1.191962 1.01970
07 69199823197043(1998) 9(1970)1.322011 2.41959
08 61198021198944(1980) 8(1976)1.351963 0.81958
09 64196621196844(1966) 5(2002)1.031973 3.62009
10 65196617196854(1966) 4(1958)0.942008 1.51992
11 64197917197741(1985)-1 (1958)1.492008 4.41960
12 64197914198843(1964)-5 (1988)1.711983 6.71960
13 54196712196245(1991) 2(1960)2.161983 5.22007
14 58200116200548(2001)-5 (2005)1.261956 4.71969
15 60197121195843(2008) 6(1962)0.431972 4.01989
16 57197120196340(2012) 7(1961)0.782005 3.01980
17 61200015197342(1984) 7(1980)1.472000 5.61973
18 53200616197338(2012) 2(1989)0.931961 1.41971
19 57195719198540(1957) 2(1989)0.691995 9.41995
20 631988 9200453(1957)-2 (2004)1.461957 3.51966
21 55199013195541(1998)-1 (1955)1.571973 8.01973
22 59199012198952(1990)-1 (1989)0.80196912.21969
23 64199012196043(2006)-2 (1960)1.242004 5.21963
24 59196516196040(1979)-9 (1989)0.742008 5.91966
25 621964 4198345(1964)-7 (1980)0.892002 2.61993
26 60196410198341(1964)-2 (1983)1.22195710.31969
27 55197315199338(1973)-1 (1993)1.381964 6.51984
28 63200818196038(1982)-4 (1960)0.731983 9.71967
29 67198419199347(1984) 1(1993)0.421966 5.32012
30 57198413197639(1992)-2 (1962)0.891992 2.51989
31 631965 8196243(1972)-4 (1963)0.531989 3.52009


December Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 71 °F on the 1st in 2006
  • Record Low: -9 °F on the 24th in 1989
  • Lowest Maximum: 4 °F on the 25th in 1983
  • Highest Minimum: 54 °F on the 10th in 1966
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.16" on the 13th in 1983
  • Highest Snowfall: 12.2" on the 22th in 1969
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
17112006
26971998
36941998
46752001
567291984


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
1-9241989
2-7251980
3-7251969
4-5142005
5-5121988


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
12.16131983
21.71121983
31.58 12010
41.57211973
51.49112008


Highest Snowfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
112.2221969
210.3261969
3 9.7281967
4 9.4191995
5 8.0211973


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 30.6 °F):

Warmest:
RankValueYear
137.92006
237.31984
336.92001
436.71982
536.61994


Coldest:
RankValueYear
118.61989
221.91960
322.41958
422.91976
523.02000


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.68"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
16.581983
26.071973
35.371996
45.092008
54.301990


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.351958
20.371955
30.861998
40.961989
50.991987


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 7.4"):

Greatest:
RankValueYear
133.91969
219.01960
317.71966
416.42007
516.01995


Least:
RankValueYear
10.02006
20.02003
30.32005
40.41994
51.11988


Page last updated: 03/28/2013


Please note this information is preliminary and subject to revision. Official and certified climatic data can be accessed at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html).


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