December weather forecast
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Kodiak, Alaska, with an average temperature varying between 36.9°F (2.7°C) and 32°F (0°C).

Temperature

In Kodiak, the average high-temperature in December is relatively the same as in November - a still wintry 36.9°F (2.7°C). The average low-temperature, is 32°F (0°C).

Humidity

In Kodiak, the average relative humidity in December is 82%.

Rainfall

In Kodiak, during 14.8 rainfall days, 4.29" (109mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 171.2 rainfall days, and 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Kodiak. In December, in Kodiak, it is snowing for 5.1 days. Throughout December, 2.32" (59mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 35.1 snowfall days, and 13.74" (349mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, the average seawater temperature in December is 42.1°F (5.6°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

With an average of 6h and 39min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kodiak.
On the first day of December in Kodiak, sunrise is at 9:28 am and sunset at 4:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 9:53 am and sunset at 4:32 pm AKST.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. 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 is the average humidity in December in Kodiak?

In December, the average relative humidity in Kodiak is 82%.

How much does it rain in Kodiak in December?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in December, it is raining for 14.8 days, with typically 4.29" (109mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in December?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in December, during 5.1 snowfall days, 2.32" (59mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Kodiak?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Kodiak, Alaska, is 42.1°F (5.6°C). Swimming in 42.1°F (5.6°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 Kodiak?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 6h and 39min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kodiak have in December?

In December, the average day length is 6h and 39min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Kodiak?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:28 am and sunset at 4:29 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kodiak, sunrise is at 9:53 am and sunset at 4:32 pm AKST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kodiak?

The months with the least sunshine in Kodiak, Alaska, are January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kodiak?

The average sunshine duration in December in Kodiak is 2.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kodiak?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kodiak, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 36.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.55"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (29.55"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 14.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (14.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.29"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.32"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Kodiak, AK

Average sea temperature in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 42.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.5°F).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 6h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2.6).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kodiak, AK

Average UV index in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 60

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in December
Kodiak, AK

Average visibility in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

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

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