Southern Shores
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Southern Shores, NC

Ocean temperature

In Southern Shores, North Carolina, in Diciembre, the average water temperature is 54°F (12.2°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Southern Shores is Diciembre, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

What is the water temperature in Diciembre in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, the average seawater temperature in Diciembre is 54°F (12.2°C). Swimming in 54°F (12.2°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Southern Shores?

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in Diciembre in Southern Shores?

The average length of the day in Diciembre in Southern Shores is 9.7h.
Average sea temperature in December - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sea temperature in December: 54°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.2°F).

Average daylight in December - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

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