December weather forecast
Wrangell, AK

A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields, and distant snowy mountains
A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields, and distant snowy mountains

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Wrangell, is also a wintry month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.4°F (0.2°C) and 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.4°F (0.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In Wrangell, Alaska,, during 14.6 rainfall days, 4.65" (118mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Wrangell, Alaska, there are 197.9 rainfall days, and 53.03" (1347mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Wrangell, Alaska, are January through May, October through December. In Wrangell, snow falls for 8.4 days, with typically accumulated 10.67" (271mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 47.5 snowfall days, and 58.23" (1479mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Wrangell, the average seawater temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C).
Note: Swimming in 44.4°F (6.9°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.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Wrangell, Alaska, is December, with an average of 7h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Wrangell is 3.8h.

UV index

November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Wrangell, Alaska. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Wrangell?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.4°F (0.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Wrangell?

The average relative humidity in December in Wrangell, Alaska, is 83%.

How much does it rain in Wrangell in December?

In Wrangell, during December, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.65" (118mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Wrangell?

In December, in Wrangell, it is snowing for 8.4 days. Throughout December, 10.67" (271mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Wrangell?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Wrangell, Alaska, is 44.4°F (6.9°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Wrangell?

December has the shortest days of the year in Wrangell, Alaska, with an average of 7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Wrangell have in December?

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average length of the day in December is 7h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Wrangell?

The average sunshine in December in Wrangell, Alaska, is 3.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Wrangell?

November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Wrangell?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Wrangell, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Wrangell, AK

Average temperature in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 32.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (59.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°F).

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Average pressure in December
Wrangell, AK

Average pressure in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.88"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.8").

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Average wind speed in December
Wrangell, AK

Average wind speed in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in December
Wrangell, AK

Average humidity in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (81%).

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Average rainfall in December
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (6.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in December
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Wrangell, AK

Average snowfall in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 10.67"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (13.46").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Wrangell, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (10.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Wrangell, AK

Average sea temperature in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 44.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (41.5°F).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and November (Average sunshine: 3.4).

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Average sunshine days in December
Wrangell, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Wrangell, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Wrangell, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
Months with the least cloud cover are February and May (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in December
Wrangell, AK

Average visibility in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average visibility in December: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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