December weather forecast and climate
Atqasuk, AK

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also an arctic cold month in Atqasuk, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 1.6°F (-16.9°C) and -6.3°F (-21.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a frigid cold 13.5°F (-10.3°C) in November, to a polar cold 1.6°F (-16.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Atqasuk, is -6.3°F (-21.3°C).

Humidity

January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 94%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Atqasuk, Alaska, during 0.7 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 66.3 rainfall days, and 7.99" (203mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through December. In Atqasuk, in December, snow falls for 18.4 days, with typically accumulated 2.09" (53mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Atqasuk, there are 134.6 snowfall days, and 19.88" (505mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 0h of daylight.

Sunshine

July and December, with an average of 0.4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Atqasuk.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Atqasuk are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Atqasuk?

In Atqasuk, in December, the average high-temperature is 1.6°F (-16.9°C), and the average low-temperature is -6.3°F (-21.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Atqasuk?

Months with the highest humidity in Atqasuk are January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 94%.

What is the average humidity in December in Atqasuk?

The average relative humidity in December in Atqasuk is 94%.

How much does it rain in Atqasuk in December?

In Atqasuk, Alaska, in December, it is raining for 0.7 days, with typically 0.43" (11mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Atqasuk?

In December, in Atqasuk, it is snowing for 18.4 days. Throughout December, 2.09" (53mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Atqasuk?

With an average of 0h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Atqasuk, Alaska.

How many hours of daylight does Atqasuk have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 0h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Atqasuk?

July and December, with an average of 0.4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Atqasuk have in December?

In Atqasuk, Alaska, the average sunshine in December is 0.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Atqasuk?

January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Atqasuk, Alaska.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Atqasuk?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Atqasuk is 1. 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
Atqasuk, AK

Average temperature in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 1.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (49.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: -6.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-10.3°F).

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Average pressure in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average pressure in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average wind speed in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (14.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (10.7mph).

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Average humidity in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average humidity in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 94%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (94%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (77%).

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Average rainfall in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average rainfall in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0.7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average snowfall in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.09"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (3.43").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.08").

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Average snowfall days in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 18.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (18.4 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.9 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 0h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 0.4h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 5.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are July and December (Average sunshine: 0.4).

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Average sunshine days in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average UV index in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Atqasuk, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 84

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 84).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in December
Atqasuk, AK

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

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and March (4mi).

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