Weather Averages for Houston in December
Averages for Houston in December
December is the beginning of winter in Houston.
Temperatures, though, tend to remain mild and pleasant throughout the month.
Cold fronts can usher in cooler nights, so make sure you have some warmer clothes packed just in case.
Extreme levels of temperature in winter in Houston have rarely been recorded, but there are some instances fo the temperatures dropping to freezing levels.
Chilly weather, freezing rain and cold winds can all be brought on by the south moving cold fronts.
The average daily temperature in this month drops down to 17°C, with an average minimum temperature of 8°C.
December also experiences the least amount of sunshine for the whole year, also sees less sunshine compared to preceding months, with an average expectation of just 5 hours of sunshine per day throughout the month.
The amount of rain experienced in December is much lower than preceding months, dropping down to an average rainfall of 96 mm over 9 days expected.
The Christmas Boat Parade on Clear Lake is an event that takes place in mid December and sees a festoon of decorated boats showcased on the lake.
Holiday Lights Walks: Santa may be too busy this time of year, but Sandra Claus and the elves take time out of their busy schedule to lead a walking tour around downtown, ending at the City Hall Christmas tree.
The Candlelight Tour gives those who attend a taste of historic Houston, set to candle light. Costumed hosts will welcome you to an array of historic buildings.
Tomball German Christmas Market is a street fair and open air market, that involves a number of activities and festivities for all th family, inlcuding the lighting of a huge Christmas tree.