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

December weather forecast and climate
Metlakatla, AK

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Metlakatla, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between max 41.5°F (5.3°C) and min 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 41.5°F (5.3°C), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Metlakatla, during December, the rain falls for 23 days and regularly aggregates up to 10.7" (272.3mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Metlakatla, there are 231 rainfall days, and 101.6" (2580.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Metlakatla, Alaska, are January through May, October through December.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature in Metlakatla is 45.9°F (7.7°C). Swimming in 45.9°F (7.7°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.

Daylight

With an average of 7.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Metlakatla.

What is the coldest month in Metlakatla?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 41.5°F (5.3°C), are the coldest months in Metlakatla, Alaska.

What is the temperature in December in Metlakatla?

In December, the average high-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

How much does it rain in Metlakatla in December?

In Metlakatla, in December, it is raining for 23 days, with typically 10.7" (272.3mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Metlakatla in December?

In Metlakatla, Alaska, during December, snow falls for 4.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.4" (188mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Metlakatla?

In Metlakatla, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in December is 45.9°F (7.7°C). Swimming in 45.9°F (7.7°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 Metlakatla?

The month with the shortest days in Metlakatla, Alaska, is December, with an average of 7.3h of daylight.

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

In Metlakatla, Alaska, the average length of the day in December is 7.3h.
Average temperature in December - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 41.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (64.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.4°F).

Average rainfall in December - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 10.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (4.6").

Average rainfall days in December - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 23 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October and November (23.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (14.9 days).

Average snowfall in December - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 7.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 45.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.5°F).

Average daylight in December - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 7.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.3h).