Charlotte - Recent December Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Charlotte, North Carolina was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives December data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each December. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Charlotte had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Charlotte
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
55 37 2018 13 3
55 36 2017 13 2
54 35 2016 12 2
65 46 2015 18 8
56 36 2014 13 2
57 36 2013 14 2
58 39 2012 15 4
59 37 2011 15 3
46 24 2010 8 -4
Number of days in December when the temperature in Charlotte dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 13 2018 1
0 12 2017 3
0 12 2016 1
0 7 2015 11
0 14 2014 1
0 17 2013 4
0 7 2012 2
0 12 2011 0
0 28 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Charlotte during December in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for December in Charlotte
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
13 2018 7.0 177
7 2017 2.1 54
7 2016 2.9 74
13 2015 8.7 221
11 2014 2.6 65
13 2013 7.1 181
10 2012 3.8 98
7 2011 3.4 87
9 2010 1.8 44

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Charlotte for December and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
1 2018 2.9 7
0 2017 0.1 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
0 2011 0.0 0
1 2010 2.0 5
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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