December weather forecast and climate
Sunset Beach, NC

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Sunset Beach, is still a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 46°F (7.8°C) and an average high of 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In Sunset Beach, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a mild 58.3°F (14.6°C). In December, in Sunset Beach, the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

Humidity

May, June, August, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Sunset Beach, in December, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 3.43" (87mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Sunset Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 176.7 days and collects up to 39.21" (996mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Sunset Beach.

UV index

In Sunset Beach, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Sunset Beach?

Months with the highest humidity in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, are May, June, August, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in December in Sunset Beach?

The average relative humidity in December in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Sunset Beach in December?

In Sunset Beach, in December, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 3.43" (87mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Sunset Beach?

March through December are months without snowfall in Sunset Beach.

Does it snow in Sunset Beach in December?

In Sunset Beach, North Carolina, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sunset Beach?

The month with the shortest days in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, is December, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Sunset Beach have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 9.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sunset Beach?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Sunset Beach have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, is 5.5h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Sunset Beach?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Sunset Beach is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average temperature in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 58.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 46°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average pressure in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 30.13"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and December (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average wind speed in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average humidity in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, August, September and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average rainfall in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.1").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average rainfall days in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average snowfall in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.2").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average snowfall days in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average sunshine days in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average UV index in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 4

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average cloud cover in December - Sunset Beach, NC
  • Average cloud cover in December: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in December
Sunset Beach, NC

Average visibility in December - Sunset Beach, 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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