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December Minneapolis Weather
Record High: 68°F
Normal High: 26°F
Normal Low: 11°F
Record Low: -29°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.5"
Avg Monthly Snow: 9.5"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 12"

Minneapolis Weather In December

The highest recorded temperature for Minneapolis Minnesota for the past 72 years in December was 68 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on December 1, 1998, while the regular high temperature is 26. The lowest documented temperature for Minneapolis for the past 72 years in December was -29 measured on December 22, 1983, while the regular low temperature for a given day during the month is 11.

US National Weather Service Minneapolis December Weather data records that on December 23, 1983, the high temperature did not exceed -17 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Minneapolis in the past 72 years. Weather Service records additionally show that on December 3, 1962, the recorded low temperature for the day did not drop below 49 degrees, the highest low measured in Minneapolis in the last 72 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Minneapolis on December First averages 31 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of December averages 24 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Minneapolis on December First is 17 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of December is 9 degrees.

Minneapolis typically receives an average of 1 inches of precipitation during the month. December Minneapolis Weather records show that on December 14, 1891 Minneapolis received 1.5 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in December. Minneapolis averages 9.5 inches of snow in December.On December 28, 1982 Minneapolis received 12 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in December.