December weather forecast and climate
Granite Falls, NC

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Granite Falls, is also a fresh month, with average temperature varying between 35.2°F (1.8°C) and 50°F (10°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a moderate 57.4°F (14.1°C) in November, to a fresh 50°F (10°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 35.2°F (1.8°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Granite Falls are May and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Granite Falls, during 11 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Granite Falls, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163.1 days and collects up to 32.01" (813mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Granite Falls are January through March, November and December. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 0.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Granite Falls, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Granite Falls?

Months with the highest humidity are May and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in December in Granite Falls?

In December, the average relative humidity in Granite Falls, North Carolina, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Granite Falls in December?

In Granite Falls, in December, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Granite Falls?

The month with the most snowfall in Granite Falls is December when snow falls for 0.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Granite Falls?

In Granite Falls, North Carolina, in December, snow falls for 0.8 days, with typically accumulated 2.28" (58mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Granite Falls?

December has the shortest days of the year in Granite Falls, North Carolina, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Granite Falls?

The average length of the day in December in Granite Falls, North Carolina, is 9.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Granite Falls?

With an average of 5.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Granite Falls.

How long on average sun shines in December in Granite Falls?

The average sunshine in December is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Granite Falls?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Granite Falls.

What is the UV index reading in December in Granite Falls?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Granite Falls, North Carolina, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average temperature in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 50°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 35.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average pressure in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99").

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Average wind speed in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average wind speed in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average humidity in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

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Average rainfall in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average rainfall in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.58").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average rainfall days in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average snowfall in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average snowfall days in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 days).
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
Granite Falls, NC

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average sunshine days in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10 days).

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Average UV index in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average UV index in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average cloud cover in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average cloud cover in December: 41

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in December
Granite Falls, NC

Average visibility in December - Granite Falls, NC
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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