December weather forecast and climate
Bettles, AK

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also an arctic cold month in Bettles, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between -9°F (-22.8°C) and 1°F (-17.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - an arctic cold 1°F (-17.2°C). In Bettles, Alaska, the average low-temperature is -9°F (-22.8°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Bettles is 89%.

Rainfall

In Bettles, during December, the rain falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Bettles, there are 76.6 rainfall days, and 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 13.4 days and typically aggregates up to 6.54" (166mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 2.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 1.2h.

UV index

January, March, April, September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Bettles?

In December, the average high-temperature is 1°F (-17.2°C), and the average low-temperature is -9°F (-22.8°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Bettles?

The average relative humidity in December in Bettles is 89%.

How many days does it rain in December in Bettles?

In Bettles, Alaska, in December, it is raining for 1.4 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Bettles?

In Bettles, in December, snow falls for 13.4 days, with typically accumulated 6.54" (166mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Bettles?

The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 13.4 days and typically aggregates up to 6.54" (166mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Bettles?

With an average of 2.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Bettles, Alaska.

How many hours of daylight does Bettles have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Bettles is 2.2h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Bettles?

In Bettles, Alaska, the average sunshine in December is 1.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Bettles?

Months with the lowest UV index in Bettles are January, March, April, September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Bettles?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Bettles, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Bettles, AK

Average temperature in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (68.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: -9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.5°F).

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Average pressure in December
Bettles, AK

Average pressure in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.92"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.01").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.8").

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Average wind speed in December
Bettles, AK

Average wind speed in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are June and July (5.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Bettles, AK

Average humidity in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 89%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (52%).

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Average rainfall in December
Bettles, AK

Average rainfall in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in December
Bettles, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Bettles, AK

Average snowfall in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 6.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (6.54").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Bettles, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (13.4 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 2.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Bettles, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Bettles, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, March, April, September, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Bettles, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in December
Bettles, AK

Average visibility in December - Bettles, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is April (3mi).

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