Lubbock, TX Climate in December

Temperature for December

In Lubbock, TX during December the average high temperature is 57.4°F. The hottest day on record was December 15, 2010 when the temperature hit 82.0°F.

Lubbock, TX daily average and extreme temperature range for December

Low Temperature

Overnight in December the average temperature drops below freezing at 27.1°F, with the lowest temperature of -2.0°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 8 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 12 and 30 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in Lubbock, TX is 0.64 inches with rain usually falling on between 4 and 5 days. 1948 was the driest December with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1991 was the wettest December with 2.81 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 4 December 2002 when 0.99 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.