December weather forecast and climate
Craig, AK

The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Craig, is also a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 38.1°F (3.4°C) and an average low of 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Temperature

The coldest months are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Craig, during 12.7 rainfall days, 7.52" (191mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Craig, during the entire year, the rain falls for 210.2 days and collects up to 70.71" (1796mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Craig. In December, in Craig, it is snowing for 17 days. Throughout December, 18.54" (471mm) of snow is accumulated. In Craig, during the entire year, snow falls for 89.4 days, and aggregates up to 107.56" (2732mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature in Craig, Alaska, is 46.6°F (8.1°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 7.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Craig, the average sunshine in December is 3h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 coldest months in Craig?

The coldest months in Craig, Alaska, are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C).

What is the temperature in December in Craig?

In December, in Craig, the average high-temperature is 38.1°F (3.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Craig?

In December, the average relative humidity in Craig is 87%.

How much does it rain in Craig in December?

In Craig, in December, it is raining for 12.7 days, with typically 7.52" (191mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Craig?

In December, in Craig, Alaska, it is snowing for 17 days. Throughout December, 18.54" (471mm) of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Craig?

In December, the average ocean temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C). Swimming in 46.6°F (8.1°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Craig?

The month with the shortest days in Craig, Alaska, is December, with an average of 7.2h of daylight.

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

In Craig, Alaska, the average length of the day in December is 7.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Craig have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Craig?

Months with the lowest UV index in Craig, Alaska, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Craig?

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

Average temperature in December
Craig, AK

Average temperature in December - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 38.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (59.5°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Craig, AK

Average pressure in December - Craig, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.83"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.06").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.76").

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Average wind speed in December
Craig, AK

Average wind speed in December - Craig, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Craig, AK

Average humidity in December - Craig, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (82%).

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Average rainfall in December
Craig, AK

Average rainfall in December - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 7.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (8.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.68").

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Average rainfall days in December
Craig, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Craig, AK

Average snowfall in December - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 18.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (23.39").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Craig, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 17 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Craig, AK

Average sea temperature in December - Craig, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 46.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (56.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.8°F).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Craig, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 7.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Craig, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Craig, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (10.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Craig, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Craig, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Craig, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 68

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 73).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 60).

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Average visibility in December
Craig, AK

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

Months with the highest visibility are February and October (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (4mi).

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