December weather forecast and climate
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 average temperature fluctuating between 36.9°F (2.7°C) and 32°F (0°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Kodiak, it is raining for 14.8 days, with typically 4.29" (109mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 171.2 rainfall days, and 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Kodiak, during December, snow falls for 5.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.32" (59mm) of snow. In Kodiak, Alaska, during the entire year, snow falls for 35.1 days, and aggregates up to 13.74" (349mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, the average seawater temperature 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

The month with the shortest days in Kodiak is December, with an average of 6.6h of daylight.

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 is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Kodiak?

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

What is the average humidity in December in Kodiak?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, during December, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.29" (109mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in December?

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

What is the ocean temperature in December in Kodiak?

In December, the average ocean temperature 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 in Kodiak, Alaska, with an average of 6.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kodiak have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 6.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kodiak?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Kodiak?

In December, the average sunshine in Kodiak is 2.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kodiak?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kodiak, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in December: 2.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (14.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (10.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-0.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in December: 1000.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1000.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in December - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in December: 22.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (22.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (12.5km/h).

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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%).
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: 109mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (115mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (47mm).

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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: 59mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (80mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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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).
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: 5.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (4.2°C).

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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: 6.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2.6).

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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

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: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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