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

December weather forecast and climate
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
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Wrangell, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and an average high of 36.3°F (2.4°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still cold 36.3°F (2.4°C). In Wrangell, the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Rainfall

In Wrangell, in December, during 21 rainfall days, 7.9" (201.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Wrangell, there are 229 rainfall days, and 81.5" (2070.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In Wrangell, the average water temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C).
Note: Swimming in 44.4°F (6.9°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

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

What is the temperature in December in Wrangell?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Wrangell, is 36.3°F (2.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

How much does it rain in Wrangell in December?

In December, in Wrangell, the rain falls for 21 days. Throughout December, 7.9" (201.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Wrangell in December?

During December, Wrangell regularly aggregates up to 12.6" (320mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in December in Wrangell?

In December, the average ocean temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Wrangell?

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

How many hours of daylight does Wrangell have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 7h.
Average temperature in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 36.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (64°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 27.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

Average rainfall in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 7.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.9").

Average rainfall days in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 21 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, June, July and August (17 days).

Average snowfall in December - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 12.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (18.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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).

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

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