Arctic Bay
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Arctic Bay, Canada

December, the first month of the winter, in Arctic Bay, is still a life-threatening cold month, with average temperature ranging between max -25.3°C (-13.5°F) and min -29.6°C (-21.3°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from an arctic cold -20°C (-4°F) in November, to a life-threatening cold -25.3°C (-13.5°F). In December, in Arctic Bay, the average low-temperature is -29.6°C (-21.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Arctic Bay is 94%.

Rainfall

In Arctic Bay, during 0.8 rainfall days, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Arctic Bay, there are 32.6 rainfall days, and 130mm (5.12") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall. In Arctic Bay, Canada, snow falls for 8.1 days, with typically accumulated 25mm (0.98") of snow. In Arctic Bay, during the entire year, snow falls for 117.2 days, and aggregates up to 698mm (27.48") of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 0h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Arctic Bay is December, with an average of 0.2h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, April, May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Arctic Bay. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Arctic Bay?

In Arctic Bay, Canada, in December, the average high-temperature is -25.3°C (-13.5°F), and the average low-temperature is -29.6°C (-21.3°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Arctic Bay?

The average relative humidity in December is 94%.

How much does it rain in Arctic Bay in December?

In Arctic Bay, in December, during 0.8 rainfall days, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Arctic Bay in December?

In Arctic Bay, Canada, during December, snow falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 25mm (0.98") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Arctic Bay?

The month with the shortest days in Arctic Bay, Canada, is December, with an average of 0h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Arctic Bay have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Arctic Bay is 0h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Arctic Bay?

With an average of 0.2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December in Arctic Bay?

In Arctic Bay, Canada, the average sunshine in December is 0.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Arctic Bay?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Arctic Bay?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Arctic Bay, Canada, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: -25.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -29.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-34.7°C).

Average humidity in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 94%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (96%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (64%).

Average rainfall in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (25mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.4 days).

Average snowfall in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 25mm

The month with the highest snowfall is September (151mm).
The month with the least snowfall is February (12mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is September (16.7 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (3.3 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 0h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 0.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.2h).

Average UV index in December - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 1).