Syracuse Weather In December
The record high December temperature in Syracuse New York for the last 61 years was 70 degrees Fahrenheit, measured on December 6, 1998, while the typical high temperature is 36. The coldest day reported in Syracuse in December for the past 61 years was -26 most recently measured on December 19, 1942, while the regular low temperature for a given day during the month is 21.
United States National Weather Service historical Syracuse December weather data indicates that on December 29, 1933, the measured high temperature did not exceed -7 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Syracuse in the past 61 years. Weather Service records additionally indicate that on December 20, 1957, the low for the day was not measured below 55 degrees, the highest low temperature recorded in Syracuse in the last 61 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Syracuse on December First averages 40 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of December averages 34 degrees. The low measured temperature in Syracuse on December First averages 25 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 18 degrees.
Syracuse usually receives an average of 3.12 inches of precipitation during the month. According to December Syracuse Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in December was 2.35 inches on December 30, 1942. Syracuse averages 28 inches of snow in December.On December 30, 1997 Syracuse received 18.6 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in December.