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December Daily Records for Syracuse, NY

Period of Record: 1950-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 68200620198946(2001) 3(1989)1.362010 8.62002
02 65199821196643(2012) 3(1989)1.001986 9.22005
03 65198215197651(1982)-8 (1976)0.71199111.42005
04 70201215198946(1973)-6 (1966)1.431950 8.42007
05 69200124200752(2001) 6(1980)1.05199415.21991
06 72200118195450(1951) 6(2007)1.06197112.22010
07 70199822197050(1951) 8(2000)1.401959 9.32010
08 69196618197650(1966) 1(1976)0.98197414.92010
09 67196619197647(1966)-3 (1989)1.211973 7.41981
10 70196611196848(1952)-1 (1982)1.082012 8.41978
11 63197913197746(1979)-7 (1977)1.761952 5.91950
12 61197912198841(1964)-10(1988)1.231983 6.12003
13 59199116196244(2001)-5 (1982)1.481996 5.91951
14 60197516200546(1975)-8 (2005)1.64197714.82003
15 62197518200745(2011) 4(2005)0.55197111.92010
16 55197113195140(1996) 1(1951)0.85200710.72007
17 62200013197338(1996) 5(1991)0.63197312.21973
18 50200615197339(2012)-2 (1979)0.871990 7.62003
19 59195714197541(1957)-7 (1973)0.572008 9.52008
20 661957 6200455(1957)-11(1983)0.651978 9.62000
21 58198810195539(1953)-20(1955)1.021993 8.81977
22 621990 6198954(1990)-13(1989)0.78200613.52008
23 61195710196940(2006)-6 (1989)0.772007 4.62009
24 58196514196944(1979)-14(1989)0.601990 4.91968
25 641964-2198045(1964)-22(1980)1.11197815.61978
26 601982 8196842(1964)-7 (1980)0.63195714.61969
27 55200812198935(1954)-11(1989)1.452012 8.32000
28 64198416200040(1982)-5 (1960)1.29196811.11989
29 65198415200043(1984)-9 (1993)1.181984 5.71987
30 58199012198741(1992)-6 (1962)1.40199718.61997
31 621965 9196251(1965)-6 (1983)0.701989 8.72000


December Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 72 °F on the 6th in 2001
  • Record Low: -22 °F on the 25th in 1980
  • Lowest Maximum: 55 °F on the 20th in 1957
  • Highest Minimum: -2 °F on the 25th in 1980
  • Maximum Precipitation: 1.76" on the 11th in 1952
  • Maximum Snowfall: 18.6" on the 30th in 1997
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
172 62001
270 42012
370 71998
470101966
569 52001


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
1-22251980
2-20211955
3-14241989
4-13221989
5-11271989


Highest Precipitation (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
11.76111952
21.64141977
31.48131996
41.45 42012
51.43 41950


Highest Snowfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
118.6301997
215.6251978
315.2 51991
414.9 82010
514.8142003


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 29.4 °F):

Warmest:
RankValueYear
137.42006
236.82001
335.92011
435.41998
535.32012


Coldest:
RankValueYear
114.71998
219.41958
320.81963
421.62000
521.61955


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.22"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
17.572012
25.501983
35.241990
45.042007
55.011959


Driest:
RankValueYear
11.401999
21.731958
31.741998
41.801985
51.801976


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 32.7"):

Greatest:
RankValueYear
172.82010
270.32000
364.61989
457.32008
553.02005


Least:
RankValueYear
15.91994
26.62011
37.11965
47.32001
58.81986


Page last updated: 03/29/2013


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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