The average temperature in Okarche in December was 39.0 degrees which was 0.6 of a degree below average. We accomplished this by having a quite warm early and middle portion of the month, followed by very cold air arriving after the 22nd. The high temperature of 25 degrees on the 27th tied a record for the lowest high temperature on the date.
It was quite dry with measurable precipitation falling on only one day, receiving 0.37 of an inch on the 19th. 0.1 of an inch of snow fell on the 30th, but melt down was only a trace of liquid precipitation. Our monthly precipitation total was 1.16 inches below average, or 24 percent of average. Snowfall was 2.2 inches below average, or 4 percent of average.