December weather forecast and climate
Ocracoke, NC

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Ocracoke, is also a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 59°F (15°C).

Temperature

In Ocracoke, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a moderate 59°F (15°C). In Ocracoke, in December, the average low-temperature is 52.2°F (11.2°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Ocracoke, North Carolina,, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 0.75" (19mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ocracoke, during the entire year, the rain falls for 100.9 days and collects up to 8.58" (218mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Ocracoke. Months with the most snowfall days in Ocracoke are January through March and December, with an average of 0.1 snowfall days.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ocracoke is 5.5h.

UV index

In Ocracoke, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 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. 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 is the average humidity in December in Ocracoke?

In December, the average relative humidity in Ocracoke is 76%.

How much does it rain in Ocracoke in December?

In Ocracoke, during December, the rain falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Ocracoke?

Months with the most snowfall days in Ocracoke, North Carolina, are January through March and December, with an average of 0.1 snowfall days.

When does it start to snow in Ocracoke?

December is the first month it typically snows in Ocracoke. Throughout December, there are 0.1 snowfall days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ocracoke?

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

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ocracoke have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Ocracoke?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. 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
Ocracoke, NC

Average temperature in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 52.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (78.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46°F).

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Average pressure in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average pressure in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average wind speed in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 15.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (17mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (12mph).

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Average humidity in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average humidity in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June and July (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average rainfall in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average rainfall days in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall days in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average snowfall days in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January, February, March and December (0.1 days).
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
Ocracoke, NC

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.5h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average sunshine days in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average UV index in December - Ocracoke, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Ocracoke, NC

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

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in December
Ocracoke, NC

Average visibility in December - Ocracoke, 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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