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This Month's Climate Data for Banner Elk

Records and Averages for December
(Data since 09-01-1907)
Average high temp45°F
Average low temp24.44°F
Record high temp75°F12/18/1924
Record low temp-21°F12/30/1917
Average precipitation3.86"
Most precipitation9.8"2006
Least precipitation0.56"1965
Average snow6.6"
Most snow29.1"2003
Least snow0"1924, 1926, 1941, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1991, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2011, 2015