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

December weather forecast and Climate
Skagway, AK

December is the start of the long and cold winter season in Skagway with the average temperatures in the 23°F (-5°C) to 32°F (0°C) range. Strong winds increase the numbing effect and occasionally create loud unbearable noise for the ears.
Christmas is routinely white in Skagway with the freezing of the ground due to the 11.1" (281.9mm) of snowfall. The rainfall is to the tune of 2.4" (61mm), mostly in the form of icy precipitation, as December is prone to snowstorms.
The overcast skies, reduced sunshine, and extreme cold keep visitors out of Skagway in December.
  • The average high temperature in December: 32°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.9°F).

  • The average low temperature in December: 22.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.3°F).

  • The average rainfall in December: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (1.1").

  • The average rainfall days in December: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May and June (8 days).

  • The average snowfall in December: 11.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (14.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").