Sand Point
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Sand Point, AK

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Sand Point, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 38.7°F (3.7°C) and an average low of 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still cold 38.7°F (3.7°C). In December, in Sand Point, the average low-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Rainfall

In Sand Point, Alaska, in December, during 14 rainfall days, 5.8" (147.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 145 rainfall days, and 44.7" (1134.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. Throughout December, 2" (50.8mm) of snow is accumulated. In Sand Point, Alaska, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 12.9" (327.6mm).

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature is 42.3°F (5.7°C).
Note: Swimming in 42.3°F (5.7°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Sand Point, Alaska, with an average of 7.2h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in Sand Point?

In December, in Sand Point, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 38.7°F (3.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

How many days does it rain in December in Sand Point?

In December, in Sand Point, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout December, 5.8" (147.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Sand Point in December?

In Sand Point, in December, 2" (50.8mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Sand Point?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Sand Point is 42.3°F (5.7°C). Swimming in 42.3°F (5.7°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sand Point?

With an average of 7.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Sand Point, Alaska.

What is the average length of the day in December in Sand Point?

In December, the average length of the day is 7.2h.
Average temperature in December - Sand Point, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 38.6°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 (34.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (48.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (27°F).

Average rainfall in December - Sand Point, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (6.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.4").

Average rainfall days in December - Sand Point, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and December (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (10 days).

Average snowfall in December - Sand Point, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average sea temperature in December - Sand Point, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 42.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

Average daylight in December - Sand Point, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 7.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).