Fairbanks
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Fairbanks, AK

December brings the long and cold winter season to Fairbanks, Alaska, with the average temperatures in the -13°F (-25°C) to 5°F (-15°C) range. Strong winds multiply the effect of the cold but occasionally create a musical symphony for the ears.
Christmas is always white in Fairbanks as December registers 12" (304.8mm) of heavy snowfall. Snowstorms are frequent and stall the city with blocked roads and fallen trees. Winter sports attract many visitors to the region. The gloomy skies radiate only 1.5 hours of daily sunshine in December, the lowest of the year in Fairbanks.
  • Average high temperature in December: 4.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: -12.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.9°F).

  • Average humidity in December: 71.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (50.2%).

  • Average rainfall in December: 0.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0.3").

  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.6 days).

  • Average snowfall in December: 12.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (13.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

  • Average snowfall days in December: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (11.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

  • Average daylight in December: 4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

  • Average UV index in December: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).

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