Boston December Weather History

   

Dec 2 Lowest pressure, 28.49 inches, 1942
Dec 4 Warmest minimum temperature, 57F, 1982
Dec 4-6 13.1 inches of snow, 1926
Dec 5-6 12.9 inches of snow, 1981
Dec 6 Warmest minimum temperature, 57F (again), 1982
Dec 7-8 Northeast gale and heavy glaze damage, 1914
Dec 12 13 inches of snow, greatest in 24 hours, 1960
Dec 16 Latest seasonal recorded trace of snow, 1973
Violent northeast gales and snow, 1896
Dec 20-22 Greatest snowstorm in December, 18.2 inches, 1975
Dec 21 Shortest average day of the year with 545 minutes of possible sun
Dec 22 14 inches of snow on the ground, greatest ever, 1975
Dec 22-24 12.7 inches of snow, 1970
Dec 24-25 Christmas storm of 1961. 10 plus inches of snow over region
Christmas storm of 1909. 12.3 inches of snow
Dec 25 11 inches snow depth, greatest ever for Christmas, 1995
Dec 26 Greatest one minute average wind velocity, west 73 mph, 1934
Dec 26-27 Greatest 24 hour precipitation total, 4.17 inches, 1969
Dec 27-30 Severe cold wave, 1933
Dec 29 73F, warmest temperature, 1984
-17F coldest temperature, 1933
Dec 30 2F, lowest high temperature, 1917
Greatest consecutive days with no measurable precipitation, 17 days (14-30), 1877