December weather forecast
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Kodiak, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 36.9°F (2.7°C) and an average low of 32°F (0°C).

Temperature

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average high-temperature in December is essentially the same as in November - a still cold 36.9°F (2.7°C). In December, in Kodiak, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Kodiak is 82%.

Rainfall

In Kodiak, during December, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.29" (109mm) of precipitation. In Kodiak, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.2 days and collects up to 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Kodiak, Alaska, snow falls for 5.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.32" (59mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Kodiak, there are 35.1 snowfall days, and 13.74" (349mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In December, the average ocean temperature in Kodiak is 42.1°F (5.6°C).
Note: Swimming in 42.1°F (5.6°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

With an average of 6h and 39min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:28 am and sunset at 4:29 pm. On the last day of December, in Kodiak, Alaska, sunrise is at 9:53 am and sunset at 4:32 pm AKST.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kodiak.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kodiak, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in December, the average high-temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

What is the average humidity in December in Kodiak?

The average relative humidity in December is 82%.

How much does it rain in Kodiak in December?

In December, in Kodiak, the rain falls for 14.8 days. Throughout December, 4.29" (109mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Kodiak?

In December, in Kodiak, it is snowing for 5.1 days. Throughout December, 2.32" (59mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Kodiak?

In December, the average ocean temperature in Kodiak, Alaska, is 42.1°F (5.6°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 Kodiak?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 6h and 39min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average day length in December is 6h and 39min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Kodiak?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:28 am and sunset at 4:29 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kodiak, sunrise is at 9:53 am and sunset at 4:32 pm AKST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Kodiak?

January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kodiak, Alaska.

How many hours of sunshine does Kodiak have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Kodiak, Alaska, is 2.6h.

How high is the UV index in December in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 36.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 32°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in December
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 29.55"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (29.55"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 14.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (14.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in December
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in December: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in December: 4.29"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in December
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in December: 2.32"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Kodiak, AK

Average sea temperature in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in December: 42.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.5°F).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in December: 6h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kodiak, AK

Average UV index in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in December: 60

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in December
Kodiak, AK

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

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

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