December weather forecast
Benson, NC

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Benson, is still a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average high of 53.6°F (12°C).

Temperature

In Benson, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops from a mild 59.9°F (15.5°C) in November to a fresh 53.6°F (12°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 76%.

Rainfall

In Benson, during December, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation. In Benson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.6 days and collects up to 27.05" (687mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. December is the first month it typically snows in Benson. Throughout December, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Benson, there are 3.3 snowfall days, and 1.65" (42mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Benson, with an average of 9h and 49min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 5:01 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:11 pm EST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Benson are January and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Benson is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Benson?

In Benson, the average relative humidity in December is 76%.

How much does it rain in Benson in December?

In Benson, during December, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Benson?

December is the first month it typically snows in Benson, North Carolina. Throughout December, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Benson?

The month with the shortest days in Benson, North Carolina, is December, with an average of 9h and 49min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Benson have in December?

In December, the average day length is 9h and 49min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Benson?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 5:01 pm. On the last day of the month, in Benson, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:11 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Benson?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Benson have in December?

In Benson, North Carolina, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.4h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Benson?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Benson, North Carolina, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Benson, NC

Average temperature in December - Benson, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 53.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 39.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Benson, NC

Average pressure in December - Benson, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are November and December (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Benson, NC

Average wind speed in December - Benson, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Benson, NC

Average humidity in December - Benson, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, August and September (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Benson, NC

Average rainfall in December - Benson, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in December
Benson, NC

Average rainfall days in December - Benson, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Benson, NC

Average snowfall in December - Benson, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.75").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Benson, NC

Average snowfall days in December - Benson, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Benson, NC

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Benson, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Benson, NC

Average sunshine days in December - Benson, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Benson, NC

Average UV index in December - Benson, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Benson, NC

Average cloud cover in December - Benson, NC
  • Average cloud cover in December: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
Benson, NC

Average visibility in December - Benson, NC
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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