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More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Fayetteville, Arkansas

December Climate Data (Page 1)

 

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    |------Normals 1981-2010------| |--------- Record Temperatures ---------|
     Temperature   Precipitation     Hi        Lo        Hi        Lo
Day  Mx/Mn  Mean  Day  Month  Year   Max  Year Max  Year Min  Year Min  Year  Day
 1   52/30   41   .12   .12  45.39    73 *2000  31  1974  61  1982  13  1985   1 
 2   52/30   41   .13   .25  45.52    75  2012  26  1985  63  2012   9  1985   2 
 3   51/30   40   .12   .37  45.64    75  2012  33  2006  62  2012  15  1989   3 
 4   51/29   40   .12   .49  45.76    71 *2001  32 *1972  58  2001  13  2006   4 
 5   50/29   40   .11   .60  45.87    76  1956  31  2002  56  1956  11  1950   5 
 
 6   50/29   39   .12   .72  45.99    72 *1966  13  1950  62  1966  -5  1950   6 
 7   50/29   39   .11   .83  46.10    76  1966  21 *2013 (66) 1966  -7  1950   7 
 8   49/28   39   .12   .95  46.22    76  1991  23  1978  53  1991   6  2005   8 
 9   49/28   39   .11  1.06  46.33    68  1970  23  1995  52  1970   2  2005   9 
10   49/28   38   .11  1.17  46.44    72  1996  23  1972  58  1965   5  1995  10 
 
11   49/28   38   .11  1.28  46.55    73  1949  27  1957  55  1965   9 *2000  11 
12   48/27   38   .10  1.38  46.65    70  2015  23 *1962  62  2015   0  1962  12 
13   48/27   38   .10  1.48  46.75    69  1991  23  1958  60  1975   2  1985  13 
14   48/27   37   .10  1.58  46.85    73  1995  23  1958  53  2011  -2 *1985  14 
15   48/27   37   .10  1.68  46.95    71  2006  19  1951  55  1984  -2  1958  15 
 
16   48/27   37   .10  1.78  47.05    70  2006  21  1989  57  2006  -1  1989  16 
17   47/26   37   .09  1.87  47.14    70  1976  26  1989  59  1957   4  1979  17 
18   47/26   37   .10  1.97  47.24    70  1962  20  2016  48  1952   2  1964  18 
19   47/26   37   .09  2.06  47.33    72  1978  12  1983  56  1978   3  2016  19 
20   47/26   36   .10  2.16  47.43    69  1966  23  1980  61  1949   6  1989  20 
 
21   47/26   36   .10  2.26  47.53    67  1966  19  1989  44  1970  -2  1989  21 
22   47/26   36   .11  2.37  47.64    70  1996   9  1989  57  1979  -8  1989  22 
23   47/26   36   .11  2.48  47.75    69  1982  10  1983  59  1982(-14) 1963  23 
24   46/25   36   .10  2.58  47.85    77  1955 ( 2) 1983  48  1982  -7  1983  24 
25   46/25   36   .09  2.67  47.94    72  1955   7  1983  56  2016  -8  1983  25 
 
26   46/25   36   .10  2.77  48.04    70  2015  19  1983  58  1971  -2  1983  26 
27   46/25   36   .10  2.87  48.14    74  1971  27  2009  48 *2005   9  2010  27 
28   46/25   36   .09  2.96  48.23    66  1984  28 *1983  59  1984   9  1983  28 
29   46/25   36   .10  3.06  48.33    67  1964  18  1983  56  1984  -4  1983  29 
30   46/25   36   .09  3.15  48.42    77  1951  22  2000  59  1992  -6  1983  30

31   46/25   36   .09  3.24  48.51   (78) 1951  19  2000  58  2004   1  1976  31 
 
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
December Monthly Normals 1981-2010:
 
Normal Max Temperature:   48.0F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:       854 
Normal Min Temperature:   26.9F   Season Total Heating Degree Days: 1683 
Normal Mean Temperature:  37.5F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:         0 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  3.24"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days: 1308 
Normal Monthly Snowfall:   1.5"
December Monthly Records:
Warmest Month:  45.8F in 1984     Wettest Month:  10.95" in 2015
Coolest Month:  25.0F in 1983     Driest Month:    0.26" in 1955
                                  Most Snowfall:    7.0" in 2013
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: January 25, 2017