Wilmington
North Carolina, USA
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December weather forecast and climate
Wilmington, NC

A creative creation on a large field in Wilmington, North Carolina, near the skyscape of the city afar, and intense white clouds in the blue sky above
A creative creation on a large field in Wilmington, North Carolina, near the skyscape of the city afar, and intense white clouds in the blue sky above
Diciembre, the first month of the winter, in Wilmington, is also a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.8°F (3.2°C) and an average high of 59.4°F (15.2°C).

Temperature

In Diciembre, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a pleasant 68°F (20°C) in Noviembre, to a mild 59.4°F (15.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Diciembre, is 37.8°F (3.2°C).

Humidity

In Diciembre, the average relative humidity in Wilmington is 71.5%.

Rainfall

In Wilmington, North Carolina, during 9.4 rainfall days, 3.62" (91.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 134.6 rainfall days, and 57.6" (1463.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Wilmington are Enero through Marzo and Diciembre. Diciembre is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 0.3 days and accumulates 0.8" (20.3mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Wilmington, the average seawater temperature in Diciembre is 62.6°F (17°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 62.6°F (17°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).

Daylight

With an average of 9.9h of daylight, Diciembre has the shortest days of the year in Wilmington.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.8h of sunshine, Diciembre has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Enero and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Wilmington, North Carolina. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in Diciembre transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, in Diciembre, the average high-temperature is 59.4°F (15.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.8°F (3.2°C).

What is the average humidity in Diciembre in Wilmington?

The average relative humidity in Diciembre is 71.5%.

How much does it rain in Wilmington in Diciembre?

In Wilmington, North Carolina, in Diciembre, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 3.62" (91.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Wilmington?

Diciembre is the first month it typically snows in Wilmington, North Carolina. Throughout Diciembre, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.8" (20.3mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Wilmington?

Diciembre is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 0.3 days and accumulates 0.8" (20.3mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in Diciembre in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, North Carolina, in Diciembre, the average water temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). Swimming in 62.6°F (17°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Wilmington?

With an average of 9.9h of daylight, Diciembre has the shortest days of the year in Wilmington, North Carolina.

How many hours of daylight does Wilmington have in Diciembre?

The average length of the day in Diciembre in Wilmington, North Carolina, is 9.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Wilmington?

The month with the least sunshine in Wilmington, North Carolina, is Diciembre, with an average of 5.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in Diciembre in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, the average sunshine in Diciembre is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Wilmington?

Enero and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Wilmington.

What is the UV index reading in Diciembre in Wilmington?

The average daily maximum UV index in Diciembre in Wilmington, North Carolina, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 59.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 37.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

Average humidity in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 71.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (80.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (66.8%).

Average rainfall in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (7.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.8").

Average rainfall days in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.3 days

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

Average sea temperature in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average sea temperature in December: 62.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (57.5°F).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in December - Wilmington, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).