December weather forecast
Ninilchik, AK

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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Ninilchik, is still a freezing cold month, with an average temperature varying between 20.3°F (-6.5°C) and 26.2°F (-3.2°C).

Temperature

As November turns into December, the average high-temperatures rest at a still freezing cold 26.2°F (-3.2°C), showing a minor variation from the prior month. Ninilchik notes an average temperature descent to a still subzero cold 20.3°F (-6.5°C) in December, a small shift from its daytime peak.

Humidity

In Ninilchik, Alaska, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

In December, in Ninilchik, the rain falls for 9.7 days. Throughout December, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 167.3 rainfall days, and 24.65" (626mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Ninilchik are January through May, September through December. December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 15.6 days and accumulates 10.43" (265mm) of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 6h and 0min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:43 am and sunset at 4:08 pm. On the last day of December, in Ninilchik, sunrise is at 10:09 am and sunset at 4:10 pm AKST.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.1h of sunshine.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests these recommendations:
Protection from prolonged sun exposure is necessary for babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin. The midday Sun can be harmful due to its potent UV radiation; seek shade and reduce exposure. Sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays play a pivotal role in reducing solar eye damage. Take warning! The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be nearly amplified twice due to snow reflection.
Updated: Feb 9, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is December in Ninilchik?

Ninilchik in December has an average high-temperature of 26.2°F (-3.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 20.3°F (-6.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Ninilchik?

In Ninilchik, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

How many days does it rain in December in Ninilchik?

In December, the rain falls for 9.7 days. Throughout December, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Ninilchik?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Ninilchik. Snow falls for 15.6 days and accumulates 10.43" (265mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Ninilchik?

In Ninilchik, during December, snow falls for 15.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 10.43" (265mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ninilchik?

December has the shortest days of the year in Ninilchik, with an average of 6h and 0min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December in Ninilchik, Alaska, is 6h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Ninilchik?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:43 am and sunset at 4:08 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ninilchik, Alaska, sunrise is at 10:09 am and sunset at 4:10 pm AKST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ninilchik?

With an average of 3.1h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Ninilchik, Alaska.

How long on average sun shines in December in Ninilchik?

In Ninilchik, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Ninilchik?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Ninilchik, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average temperature in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 20.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.6°F).

Average pressure in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average pressure in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.63"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.63"Hg).

Average wind speed in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average wind speed in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, November and December (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.7mph).

Average humidity in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average humidity in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (70%).

Average rainfall in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average rainfall in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.39").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and May (1.34").

Average rainfall days in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (19.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average snowfall in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 10.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (10.43").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 6h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 10.5 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and March (13.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (8.9 days).

Average UV index in December
Ninilchik, AK

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

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

Average cloud cover in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 56).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 46).

Average visibility in December
Ninilchik, AK

Average visibility in December - Ninilchik, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (5mi).

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