Charleston
West Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Charleston, West VA

The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Charleston, West Virginia, with average temperature varying between 29.1°F (-1.6°C) and 45.7°F (7.6°C).

Temperature

In Charleston, the average high-temperature drops, from a mild 57°F (13.9°C) in November, to a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Charleston, West Virginia, is 29.1°F (-1.6°C).

Rainfall

In Charleston, West Virginia, during 14.4 rainfall days, 3.3" (82.8mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Charleston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.7 days and collects up to 44" (1117.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December.

Daylight

With an average of 9.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the temperature in December in Charleston?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Charleston, West Virginia, is 45.7°F (7.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 29.1°F (-1.6°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Charleston?

In Charleston, West Virginia, in December, it is raining for 14.4 days, with typically 3.3" (82.8mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Charleston in December?

In Charleston, in December, snow falls for 5.4 days, with typically accumulated 6.7" (170.2mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Charleston?

The month with the shortest days in Charleston is December, with an average of 9.5h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Charleston have in December?

In Charleston, the average length of the day in December is 9.5h.
Average temperature in December - Charleston, West VA
  • Average high temperature in December: 45.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 29.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.3°F).

Average rainfall in December - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall in December: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (2.7").

Average rainfall days in December - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (11.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December - Charleston, West VA
  • Average daylight in December: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).