Death Valley Weather in December

What's the weather like in Death Valley (California) in December 2023?

The climate in Death Valley during December can be summarized as mild and very dry.

December is in the winter in Death Valley and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

Death Valley weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 17.7°C 63.8°F
Nightly temperature 3.4°C 38°F
Average temperature 10.5°C 50.9°F
Daily sunshine 7.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 4 mm 0.1 ins
Rainy days 3 days
Sea temperature 13.7°C 56.7°F
Humidity 61%
Windspeed 11.2kph 7 mph

On average December is the 6th wettest month of the year in Death Valley with around 4mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Death Valley

Death Valley average temperature in December

December rainfall

Death Valley average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Death Valley average rain in December

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Death Valley in December 2023.

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Death Valley weather stats

Death Valley weather statistics
Hottest month: July 45.2°C 113.4°F
Driest month: June 1mm 0ins
Sunniest month: July 13.7hrs
Coldest month: December 17.3°C 63.1°F
Wettest month: February 9mm 0.4ins
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