December weather forecast
Eagle River, AK

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Eagle River, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 21.6°F (-5.8°C) and min 12.6°F (-10.8°C).

Temperature

In Eagle River, the average high-temperature in December is relatively the same as in November - a still freezing cold 21.6°F (-5.8°C). In Eagle River, the average low-temperature is 12.6°F (-10.8°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 86%.

Rainfall

In Eagle River, during December, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation. In Eagle River, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147 days and collects up to 13.27" (337mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. December is the month with the most snowfall in Eagle River. Snow falls for 10.9 days and accumulates 5.98" (152mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Eagle River, with an average of 5h and 35min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:45 am and sunset at 3:49 pm. On the last day of December, in Eagle River, sunrise is at 10:13 am and sunset at 3:49 pm AKST.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Eagle River, with an average of 3.9h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 average humidity in December in Eagle River?

In Eagle River, Alaska, the average relative humidity in December is 86%.

How many days does it rain in December in Eagle River?

In Eagle River, Alaska, in December, during 10.2 rainfall days, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Eagle River?

The month with the most snowfall is December, when snow falls for 10.9 days and typically aggregates up to 5.98" (152mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Eagle River?

In Eagle River, Alaska, in December, snow falls for 10.9 days, with typically accumulated 5.98" (152mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Eagle River?

December has the shortest days of the year in Eagle River, with an average of 5h and 35min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Eagle River have in December?

The average day length in December in Eagle River is 5h and 35min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Eagle River?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:45 am and sunset at 3:49 pm. On the last day of the month, in Eagle River, sunrise is at 10:13 am and sunset at 3:49 pm AKST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Eagle River?

With an average of 3.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Eagle River, Alaska.

How many hours of sunshine does Eagle River have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Eagle River, Alaska, is 3.9h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Eagle River?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Eagle River is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Eagle River, AK

Average temperature in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 21.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (63.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 12.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.7°F).

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Average pressure in December
Eagle River, AK

Average pressure in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.69"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.69"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Eagle River, AK

Average wind speed in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and December (4.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Eagle River, AK

Average humidity in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (65%).

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Average rainfall in December
Eagle River, AK

Average rainfall in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.81").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.63").

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Average rainfall days in December
Eagle River, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Eagle River, AK

Average snowfall in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 5.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.98").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Eagle River, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (11.3 days).
The 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
Eagle River, AK

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 5h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Eagle River, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (10.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Eagle River, AK

Average UV index in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Eagle River, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 44

The months with the most cloud cover are April, August and December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in December
Eagle River, AK

Average visibility in December - Eagle River, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is March (4mi).

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