Charlotte
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Charlotte, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a mild 59.4°F (15.2°C) in November, to a cool 52.9°F (11.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Charlotte, is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Humidity

December is the most humid month in Charlotte, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In Charlotte, in December, during 9.8 rainfall days, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 145.8 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Charlotte are January through March and December. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 0.5 days and typically aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Charlotte is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Charlotte is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, in December, the average high-temperature is 52.9°F (11.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Charlotte?

December is the most humid month in Charlotte, North Carolina, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in December in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, the average relative humidity in December is 75%.

How much does it rain in Charlotte in December?

In Charlotte, during December, the rain falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Charlotte?

December is the first month it typically snows in Charlotte, North Carolina. Throughout December, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Charlotte?

The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 0.5 days and typically aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Charlotte?

The month with the shortest days in Charlotte is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Charlotte have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 9.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Charlotte?

With an average of 5.4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Charlotte, North Carolina.

How long on average sun shines in December in Charlotte?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Charlotte?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Charlotte is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 52.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 38.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.3°F).

Average humidity in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

Average rainfall in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (1.3").

Average rainfall days in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.79"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.79").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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

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