December weather forecast and climate
Cape Nome, AK

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Cape Nome, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 8.1°F (-13.3°C) and 15.3°F (-9.3°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from 24.8°F (-4°C) in November, to a still subzero cold 15.3°F (-9.3°C). In Cape Nome, the average low-temperature is 8.1°F (-13.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 87%.

Rainfall

In Cape Nome, it is raining for 1.9 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Cape Nome, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81.6 days and collects up to 16.77" (426mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Cape Nome. In Cape Nome, in December, during 11.3 snowfall days, 3.7" (94mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Cape Nome, during the entire year, snow falls for 65.1 days, and aggregates up to 25" (635mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Cape Nome is December, with an average of 4.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 2.4h.

UV index

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Cape Nome. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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. 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 Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, Alaska, in December, the average high-temperature is 15.3°F (-9.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 8.1°F (-13.3°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, Alaska, the average relative humidity in December is 87%.

How many days does it rain in December in Cape Nome?

In December, in Cape Nome, the rain falls for 1.9 days. Throughout December, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cape Nome in December?

In Cape Nome, Alaska, during December, snow falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cape Nome?

The month with the shortest days in Cape Nome, Alaska, is December, with an average of 4.2h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, the average length of the day in December is 4.2h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, the average sunshine in December is 2.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cape Nome?

Months with the lowest UV index in Cape Nome are January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in December in Cape Nome?

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

Average temperature in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average temperature in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 15.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 8.1°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average pressure in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.73"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (29.94").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (29.7").

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Average wind speed in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average wind speed in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 11.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (13.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average humidity in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average rainfall in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.2").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average snowfall in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 3.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (5.08").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 4.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average UV index in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in December
Cape Nome, AK

Average visibility in December - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

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

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