December weather forecast
Whittier, NC

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Whittier, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 47.1°F (8.4°C) and an average low of 32.4°F (0.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a cool 53.6°F (12°C) in November to a chilly 47.1°F (8.4°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is 32.4°F (0.2°C).

Humidity

In Whittier, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in December is 80%.

Rainfall

In Whittier, North Carolina, in December, during 12.4 rainfall days, 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Whittier, North Carolina, there are 189.2 rainfall days, and 40.39" (1026mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall in Whittier, North Carolina, is December, when snow falls for 3.4 days and typically aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 49min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 5:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 5:30 pm EST.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Whittier, North Carolina.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Whittier. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. 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 temperature in December in Whittier?

In Whittier, in December, the average high-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.4°F (0.2°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Whittier?

In December, the average relative humidity in Whittier is 80%.

How much does it rain in Whittier in December?

In Whittier, North Carolina, in December, during 12.4 rainfall days, 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Whittier?

The month with the most snowfall is December, when snow falls for 3.4 days and typically aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Whittier in December?

In Whittier, North Carolina, in December, during 3.4 snowfall days, 2.95" (75mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Whittier?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 49min of daylight.

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

In Whittier, the average day length in December is 9h and 49min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Whittier?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 5:20 pm. On the last day of the month, in Whittier, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 5:30 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Whittier?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Whittier, North Carolina, with an average of 5.2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Whittier have in December?

In Whittier, North Carolina, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Whittier?

The months with the lowest UV index in Whittier, North Carolina, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Whittier?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Whittier is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Whittier, NC

Average temperature in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 47.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

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Average pressure in December
Whittier, NC

Average pressure in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 30.14"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Whittier, NC

Average wind speed in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (5.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Whittier, NC

Average humidity in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

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Average rainfall in December
Whittier, NC

Average rainfall in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.33").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.56").

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Average rainfall days in December
Whittier, NC

Average rainfall days in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Whittier, NC

Average snowfall in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.95"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.95").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Whittier, NC

Average snowfall days in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.4 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Whittier, NC

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Whittier, NC

Average sunshine days in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Whittier, NC

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Whittier, NC

Average cloud cover in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average cloud cover in December: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in December
Whittier, NC

Average visibility in December - Whittier, NC
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (4mi).

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