Raleigh-durham, NC Climate in December

Temperature for December

In Raleigh-durham, NC during December the average high temperature is 54.4°F. The hottest day on record was December 11, 2007 when the temperature hit 81.0°F.

Raleigh-durham, NC daily average and extreme temperature range for December

Low Temperature

During December the overnight temperature drops to an average of 32.6°F, with the lowest temperature of 3.9°F being recorded on December 26, 1983. On average there are 2 days in December when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst December there were 3 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 7 and 29 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in Raleigh-durham, NC is 2.00 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 1946 was the driest December with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1983 was the wettest December with 9.94 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 3 December 2009 when 2.29 inches of rain fell.

In December it usually snows on between 1 and 2 days. In December there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in December.