December weather forecast
Charlottesville, VA

The beautiful sunrise over Charlottesville, Virginia
The beautiful sunrise over Charlottesville, Virginia

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Charlottesville, Virginia, with average temperature ranging between max 46.6°F (8.1°C) and min 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a fresh 54.5°F (12.5°C) in November, to a frosty 46.6°F (8.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Charlottesville, Virginia, is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are May, September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Charlottesville, during 9.2 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Charlottesville, there are 155.9 rainfall days, and 27.99" (711mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Charlottesville, Virginia, during December, snow falls for 1.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of snow. In Charlottesville, during the entire year, snow falls for 14.6 days, and aggregates up to 10.43" (265mm) of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 Charlottesville?

Months with the highest humidity are May, September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in December in Charlottesville?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, in December, it is raining for 9.2 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, during December, snow falls for 1.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Charlottesville?

December has the shortest days of the year in Charlottesville, Virginia, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Charlottesville have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Charlottesville?

January and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Charlottesville.

How long on average sun shines in December in Charlottesville?

In December, the average sunshine in Charlottesville is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Charlottesville?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Charlottesville, Virginia.

How high is the UV index in December in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average temperature in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average high temperature in December: 46.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average pressure in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.12"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average wind speed in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average humidity in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, September, October and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average rainfall in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.36"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and May (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average rainfall days in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average snowfall in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.38"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.07").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average snowfall days in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average sunshine days in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average UV index in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average cloud cover in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
Charlottesville, VA

Average visibility in December - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, June, July, August and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, May, September, October and December (5mi).

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