Hobbs, NM Climate in December

Temperature for December

In Hobbs, NM during December the average high temperature is 57.7°F. The hottest day on record was December 28, 1980 when the temperature hit 82.9°F.

Hobbs, NM daily average and extreme temperature range for December

Low Temperature

Overnight in December the average temperature drops below freezing at 30.3°F, with the lowest temperature of 0.1°F being recorded on December 20, 1973. On average there are 2 days in December when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst December there were 5 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 9 and 28 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in Hobbs, NM is 1.93 inches with rain usually falling on between 2 and 3 days. 1943 was the driest December with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1974 was the wettest December with 17.89 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 8 December 1974 when 1.46 inches of rain fell.

In December it usually snows on between 2 and 3 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.