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December Weather In Rochester  
December Rochester Weather
Record High: 72°F
Normal High: 24°F
Normal Low: 10°F
Record Low: -16°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.02"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.49"
Avg Monthly Snow: 10.6"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 18"

Rochester Weather In December

The highest recorded temperature for Rochester for the past 51 years in December was 72 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on December 26, 1982, while the regular high temperature is 24. The coldest December day in Rochester for the past 51 years was -16 most recently encountered on December 20, 1942, and the typical low is 10.

According to National Weather Service Rochester December Weather data, on December 27, 1933, the recorded high temperature did not exceed -1 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Rochester in the past 51 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on December 28, 1982, the low for the day did not drop below 58 degrees, the highest low recorded in Rochester in the last 51 years.

Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Rochester on December First is 39 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of December is 34 degrees. The low recorded temperature in Rochester on December First averages 26 degrees Fahrenheit and the low temperature on the final day of December averages 21 degrees.

Rochester typically receives an average of 1.02 inches of precipitation during the month. The most precipitation recorded on a single day in December, according to December Rochester Weather data, was 1.49 inches on December 25, 1978. Rochester receives an average of 10.6 inches of snow in December. The highest snowfall on a single day in December was 18 inches on December 25, 1978.