December weather forecast and climate
West Smithfield, NC

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cool month in West Smithfield, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 53.6°F (12°C) and 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

In West Smithfield, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a moderate 59.9°F (15.5°C) in November, to a fresh 53.6°F (12°C). In December, the average low-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in West Smithfield is 76%.

Rainfall

In West Smithfield, in December, during 7.9 rainfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in West Smithfield, there are 115.7 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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.

What is the temperature in December in West Smithfield?

In December, in West Smithfield, North Carolina, the average high-temperature is 53.6°F (12°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).

What is the average humidity in December in West Smithfield?

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

How much does it rain in West Smithfield in December?

In West Smithfield, North Carolina, during December, the rain falls for 7.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in West Smithfield in December?

In West Smithfield, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in West Smithfield?

March through December are months without snowfall in West Smithfield, North Carolina.

What is the month with the shortest days in West Smithfield?

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

How many hours of daylight does West Smithfield have in December?

In West Smithfield, North Carolina, the average length of the day in December is 9.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in West Smithfield?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in West Smithfield?

The average sunshine in December is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in West Smithfield?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in West Smithfield is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average high temperature in December: 12°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.2°C).

Average pressure in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average pressure in December: 1020.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.6mbar).

Average humidity in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average humidity in December: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, August and September (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March and November (73%).

Average rainfall in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average rainfall in December: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (38mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (17mm).

Average rainfall days in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average snowfall in December: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3mm).
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - West Smithfield, 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 June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

Average sunshine days in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average sunshine days in December: 21.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.9 days).

Average UV index in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average cloud cover in December: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in December - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).