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

December weather forecast and climate
Yakutat, AK

A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
December, the first month of the winter, in Yakutat, is still a cold month, with average temperature varying between 35.1°F (1.7°C) and 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still wintry 35.1°F (1.7°C). In Yakutat, in December, the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

Rainfall

In December, in Yakutat, Alaska, the rain falls for 22.5 days. Throughout December, 16.3" (413.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Yakutat, during the entire year, the rain falls for 240 days and collects up to 155.2" (3941.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In December, in Yakutat, it is snowing for 12.6 days. Throughout December, 27.4" (696mm) of snow is accumulated. In Yakutat, during the entire year, snow falls for 64 days, and aggregates up to 150.5" (3822.8mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Yakutat, the average water temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).
Note: Swimming in 44.6°F (7°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 Yakutat is December, with an average of 6.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Yakutat is December, with an average of 1h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Yakutat are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 0 in December transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, in December, the average high-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.4°F (-4.2°C).

How much does it rain in Yakutat in December?

In Yakutat, Alaska, during December, the rain falls for 22.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 16.3" (413.5mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, during December, snow falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 27.4" (696mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in December in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in December is 44.6°F (7°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 Yakutat?

The month with the shortest days in Yakutat is December, with an average of 6.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Yakutat have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Yakutat is 6.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Yakutat?

The month with the least sunshine in Yakutat is December, with an average of 1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Yakutat have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Yakutat is 1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Yakutat?

Months with the lowest UV index in Yakutat are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index reading in December in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 35.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (60.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 24.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.4°F).

Average rainfall in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 16.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (22").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.4").

Average rainfall days in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 22.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (17 days).

Average snowfall in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 27.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (31.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 45°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (57°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (43°F).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 6.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in December - Yakutat, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).