December weather forecast
Port Protection, AK

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Port Protection, Alaska, with an average temperature fluctuating between 40.6°F (4.8°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Temperature

With December's arrival, Port Protection, Alaska, notes an average high-temperature of a wintry 40.6°F (4.8°C), closely following the trend of the preceding month. Nighttime temperatures in Port Protection record an average of 37.2°F (2.9°C) throughout December.

Humidity

In Port Protection, the average relative humidity in December is 80%.

Rainfall

In Port Protection, Alaska, in December, during 19.7 rainfall days, 7.76" (197mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Port Protection, Alaska, there are 223.5 rainfall days, and 72.17" (1833mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Port Protection, in December, snow falls for 3.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.61" (41mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 27.6 snowfall days, and 16.02" (407mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 7h and 0min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:04 am and sunset at 3:22 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 8:27 am and sunset at 3:27 pm AKST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Port Protection is 3.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Port Protection, Alaska, are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, a daily maximum UV index of 2 leads to the following instructions:
Extended time in the sun generally does not harm most, but those with sensitive skin, infants, and children should always be protected. The Sun's UV radiation is especially harmful around midday, so reduce exposure and stay safe. For holistic sun protection encompassing the eyes, ears, face, and neck, a wide-brim hat is key. Take careful note! The UV radiation of the Sun can be nearly doubled by snow reflection.
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is December in Port Protection?

In Port Protection, in December, the average high-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Port Protection?

The average relative humidity in December in Port Protection is 80%.

How many days does it rain in December in Port Protection?

In December, the rain falls for 19.7 days. Throughout December, 7.76" (197mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Port Protection in December?

In Port Protection, Alaska, in December, snow falls for 3.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.61" (41mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Port Protection?

With an average of 7h and 0min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Port Protection have in December?

In December, the average day length is 7h and 0min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Port Protection?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 8:04 am and sunset at 3:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:27 am and sunset at 3:27 pm AKST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Port Protection?

The average sunshine duration in December in Port Protection, Alaska, is 3.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Port Protection?

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Port Protection.

What is the UV index reading in December in Port Protection?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Port Protection is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Port Protection, AK

Average temperature in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 40.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (39.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (54.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (35.4°F).

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Average pressure in December
Port Protection, AK

Average pressure in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.8"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.72"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Port Protection, AK

Average wind speed in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 15.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (17mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (8.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Port Protection, AK

Average humidity in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (89%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (78%).

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Average rainfall in December
Port Protection, AK

Average rainfall in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 7.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (9.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (3.07").

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Average rainfall days in December
Port Protection, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 19.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (14.2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Port Protection, AK

Average snowfall in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.88").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Port Protection, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Port Protection, AK

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 7h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Port Protection, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (13.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Port Protection, AK

Average UV index in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Port Protection, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Port Protection, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 71).
The months with the least cloud cover are May and September (Cloud cover 55).

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Average visibility in December
Port Protection, AK

Average visibility in December - Port Protection, 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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