December weather forecast and climate
Nuiqsut, AK

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is a dangerously cold month in Nuiqsut, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between -4.4°F (-20.2°C) and -13.9°F (-25.5°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from an extreme cold 7.3°F (-13.7°C) in November, to a life-threatening cold -4.4°F (-20.2°C). In Nuiqsut, the average low-temperature is -13.9°F (-25.5°C).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%, are most humid months in Nuiqsut.

Rainfall

In Nuiqsut, during December, the rain falls for 1.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation. In Nuiqsut, during the entire year, the rain falls for 56 days and collects up to 5.75" (146mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In Nuiqsut, during December, snow falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.09" (53mm) of snow. In Nuiqsut, during the entire year, snow falls for 124.7 days, and aggregates up to 17.99" (457mm) of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Nuiqsut, with an average of 0h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 0.3h of sunshine.

UV index

February, March, May, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Nuiqsut, Alaska. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 temperature in December in Nuiqsut?

In Nuiqsut, in December, the average high-temperature is -4.4°F (-20.2°C), and the average low-temperature is -13.9°F (-25.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Nuiqsut?

Months with the highest humidity in Nuiqsut are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

What is the average humidity in December in Nuiqsut?

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

How much does it rain in Nuiqsut in December?

In Nuiqsut, Alaska, in December, during 1.1 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Nuiqsut?

In December, in Nuiqsut, it is snowing for 14.8 days. Throughout December, 2.09" (53mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Nuiqsut?

The month with the shortest days in Nuiqsut, Alaska, is December, with an average of 0h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Nuiqsut have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Nuiqsut, Alaska, is 0h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nuiqsut?

The month with the least sunshine in Nuiqsut is December, with an average of 0.3h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Nuiqsut have in December?

The average sunshine in December is 0.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Nuiqsut?

February, March, May, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Nuiqsut.

What is the UV index reading in December in Nuiqsut?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Nuiqsut, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average temperature in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: -4.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (55.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: -13.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.8°F).

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Average pressure in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average pressure in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average wind speed in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (8.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Nuiqsut, AK

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average rainfall in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average snowfall in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.09"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (3.19").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 0h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 0.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Nuiqsut, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March, May, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Nuiqsut, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 75

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 44).

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Average visibility in December
Nuiqsut, AK

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

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

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