December weather forecast and climate
Buxton, NC

December, the first month of the winter, in Buxton, is also a moderate month, with average temperature ranging between max 59°F (15°C) and min 52.2°F (11.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a mild 59°F (15°C). In December, in Buxton, the average low-temperature is 52.2°F (11.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Buxton is 76%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout December, 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Buxton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 193.7 days and collects up to 46.06" (1170mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Buxton, North Carolina, snow does not fall in February through December.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature in Buxton is 65.5°F (18.6°C).
Note: Swimming in 65.5°F (18.6°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

With an average of 9.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

In Buxton, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 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.

What is the temperature in December in Buxton?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Buxton, North Carolina, is 59°F (15°C), while the average low-temperature is 52.2°F (11.2°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Buxton?

The average relative humidity in December in Buxton, North Carolina, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Buxton in December?

In Buxton, North Carolina, during December, the rain falls for 13.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Buxton in December?

In Buxton, North Carolina, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Buxton?

February through December are months without snowfall in Buxton, North Carolina.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Buxton?

In Buxton, the average seawater temperature in December is 65.5°F (18.6°C). For most, swimming in 65.5°F (18.6°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).

What is the month with the shortest days in Buxton?

The month with the shortest days in Buxton, North Carolina, is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

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

In Buxton, the average length of the day in December is 9.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Buxton?

The average sunshine in December in Buxton, North Carolina, is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Buxton?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 15°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.8°C).

Average pressure in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 1019.7mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are November and December (1019.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.1mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average wind speed in December: 25.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (27.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (19.5km/h).

Average humidity in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 97mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (131mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (64mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20.6 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and October (13.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1mm).
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average sea temperature in December: 18.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average daylight in December: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 5.2).

Average sunshine days in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.4 days).

Average UV index in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

Months with the most cloud cover are January, February and March (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in December - Buxton, NC
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).