December weather forecast
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Charlotte, North Carolina, with an average temperature varying between 52.9°F (11.6°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Charlotte. The month with the most snowfall in Charlotte 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 is December, with an average of 9h and 50min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:11 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:21 pm EST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Charlotte is December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Charlotte is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December 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. 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 most humid month in Charlotte?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Charlotte?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, in December, during 9.8 rainfall days, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Charlotte?

December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 0.5 days and accumulates 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

When does it start snowing in Charlotte?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Charlotte?

The month with the shortest days in Charlotte, North Carolina, is December, with an average of 9h and 50min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Charlotte have in December?

The average day length in December is 9h and 50min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Charlotte?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:21 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Charlotte?

The month with the least sunshine in Charlotte is December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlotte have in December?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Charlotte, NC

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).

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Average pressure in December
Charlotte, NC

Average pressure in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in December
Charlotte, NC

Average wind speed in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in December
Charlotte, NC

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%).

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Average rainfall in December
Charlotte, NC

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 least rainfall) is October (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in December
Charlotte, NC

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

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

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Average snowfall in December
Charlotte, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.79").
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
Charlotte, NC

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.4h

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

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Average sunshine days in December
Charlotte, NC

Average sunshine days in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Charlotte, NC

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).

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Average cloud cover in December
Charlotte, NC

Average cloud cover in December - Charlotte, NC
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in December
Charlotte, NC

Average visibility in December - Charlotte, 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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