December weather forecast and climate
Gaston, NC

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Gaston, is still a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.2°F (2.9°C) and an average high of 51.4°F (10.8°C).

Temperature

In Gaston, North Carolina, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a moderate 58.5°F (14.7°C) in November, to a cool 51.4°F (10.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Gaston, North Carolina, is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Humidity

In Gaston, the average relative humidity in December is 78%.

Rainfall

In Gaston, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 2.17" (55mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Gaston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.2 days and collects up to 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Gaston are January through March, November and December. In December, it is snowing for 0.9 days. Throughout December, 0.51" (13mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gaston, North Carolina, there are 6.4 snowfall days, and 3.23" (82mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Gaston is December, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

In Gaston, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Gaston?

In December, in Gaston, North Carolina, the average high-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Gaston?

In December, the average relative humidity is 78%.

How much does it rain in Gaston in December?

In Gaston, North Carolina, during December, the rain falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gaston in December?

In Gaston, North Carolina, in December, snow falls for 0.9 days, with typically accumulated 0.51" (13mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gaston?

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Gaston, North Carolina.

What is the average length of the day in December in Gaston?

In Gaston, the average length of the day in December is 9.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gaston?

January and December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Gaston.

How many hours of sunshine does Gaston have in December?

In Gaston, North Carolina, the average sunshine in December is 5.5h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Gaston?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Gaston is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Gaston, NC

Average temperature in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 51.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Gaston, NC

Average pressure in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in December
Gaston, NC

Average wind speed in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Gaston, NC

Average humidity in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, April, July and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Gaston, NC

Average rainfall in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in December
Gaston, NC

Average rainfall days in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Gaston, NC

Average snowfall in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.3").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Gaston, NC

Average snowfall days in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.5h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in December
Gaston, NC

Average sunshine days in December - Gaston, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Gaston, NC

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Gaston, NC

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

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
Gaston, NC

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

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

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