Houston, TX Climate in December

Temperature for December

In Houston, TX during December the average high temperature is 65.6°F. The hottest day on record was December 3, 2005 when the temperature hit 86.0°F.

Houston, TX daily average and extreme temperature range for December

Low Temperature

During December the overnight temperature drops to an average of 47.7°F, with the lowest temperature of 12.2°F being recorded on December 23, 1989. On average there are 2 days in December when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst December there were 2 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 9 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in Houston, TX is 1.23 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 2012 was the driest December with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1976 was the wettest December with 7.14 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 22 December 1991 when 2.80 inches of rain fell.

In December it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 1 and 2 days in December.