December weather forecast
Sharps, VA

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Sharps, Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 48.4°F (9.1°C) and 36°F (2.2°C).

Temperature

In Sharps, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops from a moderate 56.1°F (13.4°C) in November to a frosty 48.4°F (9.1°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 36°F (2.2°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Sharps is December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In Sharps, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Sharps, during the entire year, the rain falls for 159.5 days and collects up to 31.42" (798mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Sharps, snow falls for 2.4 days, with typically accumulated 1.18" (30mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Sharps, there are 12 snowfall days, and 6.89" (175mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 36min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 4:57 pm EST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 Sharps?

In Sharps, in December, the average high-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 36°F (2.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is calculated to be 98.6°F (37°C).

What is the most humid month in Sharps?

With an average relative humidity of 78%, December is the most humid month in Sharps, Virginia.

What is the average humidity in December in Sharps?

The average relative humidity in December is 78%.

How many days does it rain in December in Sharps?

In Sharps, in December, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Sharps in December?

In December, in Sharps, it is snowing for 2.4 days. Throughout December, 1.18" (30mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sharps?

With an average of 9h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Sharps.

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

The average day length in December in Sharps is 9h and 36min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Sharps?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 4:57 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Sharps?

In Sharps, Virginia, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Sharps?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Sharps?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Sharps is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Sharps, VA

Average temperature in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average high temperature in December: 48.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 36°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Sharps, VA

Average pressure in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.11"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Sharps, VA

Average wind speed in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in December
Sharps, VA

Average humidity in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (73%).

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Average rainfall in December
Sharps, VA

Average rainfall in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in December
Sharps, VA

Average rainfall days in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Sharps, VA

Average snowfall in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.18"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.89").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Sharps, VA

Average snowfall days in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.7 days).
The 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
Sharps, VA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 36min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 44min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Sharps, VA

Average sunshine days in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Sharps, VA

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

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Sharps, VA

Average cloud cover in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in December
Sharps, VA

Average visibility in December - Sharps, VA
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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