December weather forecast and climate
Shageluk, AK

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still an extremely cold month in Shageluk, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between max 10°F (-12.2°C) and min 1.4°F (-17°C).

Temperature

In Shageluk, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a subzero cold 17.1°F (-8.3°C) in November, to an extremely cold 10°F (-12.2°C). The average low-temperature, is 1.4°F (-17°C).

Humidity

January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 95%, are most humid months in Shageluk.

Rainfall

In Shageluk, Alaska, during 3 rainfall days, 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Shageluk, during the entire year, the rain falls for 122.8 days and collects up to 17.44" (443mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Shageluk are January through May, September through December. In December, it is snowing for 17.2 days. Throughout December, 9.33" (237mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 111.6 snowfall days, and 51.93" (1319mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 5.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Shageluk are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Shageluk?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Shageluk, Alaska, is 10°F (-12.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 1.4°F (-17°C).

What are the most humid months in Shageluk?

Months with the highest humidity in Shageluk are January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 95%.

What is the average humidity in December in Shageluk?

In December, the average relative humidity in Shageluk is 95%.

How much does it rain in Shageluk in December?

In Shageluk, during December, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Shageluk?

In Shageluk, Alaska, in December, during 17.2 snowfall days, 9.33" (237mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Shageluk?

December has the shortest days of the year in Shageluk, Alaska, with an average of 5.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Shageluk have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Shageluk is 5.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Shageluk?

With an average of 2.4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December in Shageluk?

In Shageluk, Alaska, the average sunshine in December is 2.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Shageluk?

Months with the lowest UV index in Shageluk, Alaska, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Shageluk?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Shageluk, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Shageluk, AK

Average temperature in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 10°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (64.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (47.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Shageluk, AK

Average pressure in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.72"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.91").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (29.7").

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Average wind speed in December
Shageluk, AK

Average wind speed in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in December
Shageluk, AK

Average humidity in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 95%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (95%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (63%).

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Average rainfall in December
Shageluk, AK

Average rainfall in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 1.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in December
Shageluk, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and December (3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Shageluk, AK

Average snowfall in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 9.33"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10.24").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Shageluk, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 17.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (18.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 5.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Shageluk, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Shageluk, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Shageluk, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 68

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 48).

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Average visibility in December
Shageluk, AK

Average visibility in December - Shageluk, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 3mi

Months with the highest visibility are May and June (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March, April and December (3mi).

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