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December Weather In Wilmington  
December Wilmington Weather
Record High: 75°F
Normal High: 44°F
Normal Low: 28°F
Record Low: -7°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 3.4"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.09"
Avg Monthly Snow: 3.4"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 12.4"

Wilmington Weather In December

The highest recorded temperature for Wilmington for the past 63 years in December was 75 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on December 7, 1998, while the typical high temperature is 44. In the last 63 years the highest reported temperature in Wilmington for December was -7 registered on December 25, 1983, and the regular low is 28.

United States NWS historical Wilmington December Weather data records that on December 25, 1983, the high temperature did not exceed 10 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Wilmington in the past 63 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on December 1, 1991, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 56 degrees, the highest low measured in Wilmington in the last 63 years.

Historical weather data accumulated by the National Weather Service shows that the average daily high temperature in Wilmington on December First is 47 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of December is 42 degrees. The low temperature in Wilmington in December on the first day of the month averages 30 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 25 degrees.

Wilmington receives an average of 3.4 inches of precipitation during December. The most rain recorded in a single day, as shown by December Wilmington Weather data, was 2.09 inches on December 14, 1996. Wilmington receives an average of 3.4 inches of snow in December.On December 24, 1966 Wilmington received 12.4 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in December.