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December Salem Weather 
December Salem Weather
Record High: 72°F
Normal High: 46°F
Normal Low: 34°F
Record Low: -12°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 6.46"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 4.3"
Avg Monthly Snow: 1.6"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 17.5"

Salem Weather In December

The highest recorded temperature in December for Salem Oregon for the past 73 years was 72 degrees Fahrenheit, on December 10, 1929, while the normal high temperature is 46. The lowest documented temperature in December for Salem for the past 73 years was -12 most recently measured on December 8, 1972, while the standard low daily temperature for the month is 34.

United States NWS historical Salem December Weather data records that on December 30, 1968, the high temperature did not exceed 16 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Salem in the past 73 years. Weather Service data also shows that on December 25, 1980, the lowest recorded temperature for the day did not drop below 58 degrees, the highest low measured temperature in Salem in the last 73 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Salem on December First averages 50 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of December averages 45 degrees. The low recorded temperature in Salem on December First averages 37 degrees Fahrenheit and the low temperature on the final day of December averages 34 degrees.

Salem normally receives an average of 6.46 inches of rain during December. The most precipitation recorded on a single day in December, according to December Salem Weather data, was 4.3 inches on December 6, 1933. Salem averages 1.6 inches of snow in December. The most snow recorded in a single day in December was 17.5 inches on December 10, 1919.