December weather forecast and climate
Akutan, AK

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Akutan, is also a wintry month, with average temperature fluctuating between 33.8°F (1°C) and 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still cold 37°F (2.8°C). In Akutan, in December, the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

Humidity

November and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are the least humid months in Akutan.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Akutan. Rain falls for 15.3 days and accumulates 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Akutan, Alaska. In December, in Akutan, it is snowing for 12.9 days. Throughout December, 5.43" (138mm) of snow is accumulated. In Akutan, during the entire year, snow falls for 78.3 days, and aggregates up to 30.39" (772mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Akutan, the average water temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 7.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Akutan, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the least humid months in Akutan?

Months with the lowest humidity are November and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in December in Akutan?

The average relative humidity in December in Akutan, Alaska, is 80%.

What is the rainiest month in Akutan?

The month with the most rainfall in Akutan is December when the rain falls for 15.3 days and typically aggregates up to 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in December in Akutan?

In December, in Akutan, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout December, 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Akutan?

In Akutan, in December, during 12.9 snowfall days, 5.43" (138mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Akutan?

In Akutan, the average seawater temperature in December is 41.5°F (5.3°C). Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Akutan?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 7.5h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Akutan?

The average length of the day in December in Akutan is 7.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Akutan?

The month with the least sunshine in Akutan is December, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Akutan have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Akutan is 2h.

How high is the UV index in December in Akutan?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Akutan, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Akutan, AK

Average temperature in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (53.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (34.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 33.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (49.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (30.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Akutan, AK

Average pressure in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.52"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (29.5").

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Average wind speed in December
Akutan, AK

Average wind speed in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 16.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are November and December (16.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Akutan, AK

Average humidity in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (91%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are November and December (80%).

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Average rainfall in December
Akutan, AK

Average rainfall in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.21"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in December
Akutan, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Akutan, AK

Average snowfall in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (6.97").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Akutan, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Akutan, AK

Average sea temperature in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 41.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (49.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.6°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Akutan, AK

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 7.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Akutan, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 4.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (9.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (3.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Akutan, AK

Average UV index in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March, April and November (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Akutan, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 72

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 74).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 66).

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Average visibility in December
Akutan, AK

Average visibility in December - Akutan, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, July and December (5mi).

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