Lansing, MI Climate in December

Temperature for December

In Lansing, MI during December the average high temperature is 35.7°F. The hottest day on record was December 6, 2001 when the temperature recorded was 69.1°F.

Lansing, MI daily average and extreme temperature range for December

Low Temperature

Overnight in December the average temperature drops below freezing at 21.3°F, with the lowest temperature of -18.0°F being recorded on December 28, 2000. On average there are 11 days in December when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst December there were 26 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 19 and 31 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in Lansing, MI is 1.98 inches with rain usually falling on between 7 and 8 days. 2002 was the driest December with only 0.60 inches of rain falling, and 2008 was the wettest December with 3.83 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 25 December 1995 when 2.01 inches of rain fell.

In December it usually snows on between 16 and 17 days. 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.