Weather in Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in December

So you're interested in going to Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in December

December is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras, and not recommended. December is a good month for swimming in Cape Hatteras with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Cape Hatteras in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Cape Hatteras in December

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in December is 14°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in December is 11°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Hatteras in December is . The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Hatteras in December

The average day light hours per day in Cape Hatteras in December are 9.8 and there are 7.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Hatteras in December is typically 2.6 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cape Hatteras in December

The average sea water temperature in Cape Hatteras in December is 23.6° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cape Hatteras in December

The average total rainfall in Cape Hatteras in December is 11.7cm and on average there are 12.3 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Hatteras in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Hatteras in December is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in December is typically 89.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.2% in the previous month and 88.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in December is typically 74.8%. The average relative humidity is 74.9% in the previous month and 73.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Hatteras in December

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Hatteras in December is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Hatteras in December is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Hatteras in December is from the North West.

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