December weather remains near normal

Wed 1-3-2018

JACKSON - For the third month in a row to end the year, average temperatures for the month were near normal, but precipitation was below average.  

The average high for the month of December was 27.3 degrees, just under the average high of 27.9.  Average low for the month was 12.1 degrees, about a degrees over the average of 11.3.

The highest daily temperature was 53 degrees, which we reached on the first, third and fourth.  The lowest was -18 degrees, which we hit on the 31st.

There were 9 days during the month with measurable precipitation.  Total snowfall was 5.75 inches.  Over half of that, 3 inches came on the 29th.  Average snowfall for December is 8.3 inches.