December weather forecast and climate
Nikolai, AK

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Nikolai, is still an extremely cold month, with average temperature varying between -3.3°F (-19.6°C) and 7.7°F (-13.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a frigid cold 13.5°F (-10.3°C) in November, to an extremely cold 7.7°F (-13.5°C). In Nikolai, Alaska, the average low-temperature is -3.3°F (-19.6°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Nikolai is 93%.

Rainfall

In Nikolai, during December, the rain falls for 3.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation. In Nikolai, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111.7 days and collects up to 14.88" (378mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Nikolai. In Nikolai, snow falls for 15.5 days, with typically accumulated 7.17" (182mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 96.1 snowfall days, and 38.66" (982mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Nikolai, Alaska, is December, with an average of 4.9h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Nikolai, with an average of 2.4h of sunshine.

UV index

January, March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Nikolai?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Nikolai, Alaska, is 7.7°F (-13.5°C), while the average low-temperature is -3.3°F (-19.6°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Nikolai?

The average relative humidity in December is 93%.

How many days does it rain in December in Nikolai?

In Nikolai, Alaska, in December, during 3.4 rainfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Nikolai?

In December, in Nikolai, Alaska, it is snowing for 15.5 days. Throughout December, 7.17" (182mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Nikolai?

With an average of 4.9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Nikolai have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Nikolai is 4.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nikolai?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Nikolai, Alaska, with an average of 2.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Nikolai have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Nikolai, Alaska, is 2.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Nikolai?

January, March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Nikolai, Alaska.

What is the UV index reading in December in Nikolai?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Nikolai, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Nikolai, AK

Average temperature in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (67.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: -3.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Nikolai, AK

Average pressure in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.75"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.92").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (29.72").

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Average wind speed in December
Nikolai, AK

Average wind speed in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (5.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are February, November and December (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in December
Nikolai, AK

Average humidity in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 93%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (94%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (62%).

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Average rainfall in December
Nikolai, AK

Average rainfall in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in December
Nikolai, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Nikolai, AK

Average snowfall in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 7.17"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (10.16").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Nikolai, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 15.5 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are March and November (15.8 days).
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
Nikolai, AK

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 4.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Nikolai, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in December
Nikolai, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, March, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Nikolai, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 65

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 68).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in December
Nikolai, AK

Average visibility in December - Nikolai, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June and July (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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