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

December weather forecast and climate
Manteo, NC

The first month of the winter, Diciembre, is still a mild month in Manteo, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 55.4°F (13°C) and an average low of 37.4°F (3°C).

Temperature

In Manteo, the average high-temperature drops, from an enjoyable 64.4°F (18°C) in Noviembre, to a mild 55.4°F (13°C). In Diciembre, the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

Rainfall

In Manteo, during Diciembre, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation. In Manteo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 117 days and collects up to 50.59" (1285mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Manteo, the average seawater temperature in Diciembre is 61.7°F (16.5°C).
Note: Swimming in 61.7°F (16.5°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year in Manteo, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Manteo is Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In Diciembre, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Manteo?

The average high-temperature, in Diciembre, is 55.4°F (13°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

How much does it rain in Manteo in Diciembre?

In Diciembre, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout Diciembre, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in Diciembre in Manteo?

In Manteo, the average seawater temperature in Diciembre is 61.7°F (16.5°C). For most, swimming in 61.7°F (16.5°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Manteo?

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

What is the average length of the day in Diciembre in Manteo?

In Manteo, the average length of the day in Diciembre is 9.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Manteo?

Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Manteo, North Carolina.

How long on average sun shines in Diciembre in Manteo?

In Diciembre, the average sunshine in Manteo is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Manteo?

With an average maximum UV index of 2, Diciembre is the month with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in Diciembre in Manteo?

The average daily maximum UV index in Diciembre in Manteo is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Manteo, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 55°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (86°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (52°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 37°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

Average rainfall in December - Manteo, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.2").

Average rainfall days in December - Manteo, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September, October and November (8 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Manteo, NC
  • Average sea temperature in December: 61.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (81.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (53.3°F).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

Months with most sunshine are April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in December - Manteo, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).