Palm Springs, CA Climate in December

Temperature for December

In Palm Springs, CA during December the average high temperature is 71.2°F. The hottest day on record was December 30, 1980 when the temperature hit 90.9°F.

Palm Springs, CA daily average and extreme temperature range for December

Low Temperature

During December the overnight temperature drops to an average of 38.0°F, with the lowest temperature of 14.0°F being recorded on December 23, 1990. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 2 and 16 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in Palm Springs, CA is 0.53 inches with rain usually falling on between 1 and 2 days. 1944 was the driest December with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1980 was the wettest December with 9.41 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 18 December 2008 when 1.20 inches of rain fell.

In December there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in December.