December weather forecast
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Prudhoe Bay, is a life-threatening cold month, with average temperature ranging between max -4.2°F (-20.1°C) and min -13.4°F (-25.2°C).

Temperature

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the average high-temperature drops, from an extreme cold 7.9°F (-13.4°C) in November, to a dangerously cold -4.2°F (-20.1°C). The average low-temperature, in December, is -13.4°F (-25.2°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Prudhoe Bay are January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

Rainfall

January, April and December are months with the least rain in Prudhoe Bay when the rain falls for 0.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.16" (4mm) of rain.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In December, in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, it is snowing for 14.4 days. Throughout December, 1.02" (26mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 122.8 snowfall days, and 10.24" (260mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Prudhoe Bay, with an average of 0.4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay are February through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Prudhoe Bay?

Months with the highest humidity in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, are January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

What is the average humidity in December in Prudhoe Bay?

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

What is the driest month in Prudhoe Bay?

Months with the least rainfall in Prudhoe Bay are January, April and December Rain falls for 0.8 days and accumulates 0.16" (4mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in Prudhoe Bay in December?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in December, during 0.8 rainfall days, 0.16" (4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Prudhoe Bay in December?

In Prudhoe Bay, in December, during 14.4 snowfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Prudhoe Bay?

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

What is the average length of the day in December in Prudhoe Bay?

In December, the average length of the day is 0h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Prudhoe Bay?

The month with the least sunshine in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, is December, with an average of 0.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Prudhoe Bay have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Prudhoe Bay is 0.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay?

February through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average temperature in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: -4.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (51.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: -13.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average pressure in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average wind speed in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average humidity in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 93%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.16"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (0.83").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, April and December (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 1.02"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.81").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 14.4 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
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Prudhoe Bay, 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: 0.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (14 days).

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Average UV index in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average UV index in December - Prudhoe Bay, 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, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 76

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 76).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in December
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average visibility in December - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 4mi

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

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