December weather forecast
Port Angeles, WA

The sky is dense with gray clouds, but the rising sun
The sky is dense with gray clouds, but the rising sun's rays seep through and fall on the high pier on the water in Port Angeles, Washington

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Port Angeles, Washington, with an average temperature fluctuating between 31.1°F (-0.5°C) and 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average low-temperature of 31.1°F (-0.5°C), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 19.6 days. Throughout December, 5.16" (131mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Port Angeles, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196.3 days and collects up to 39.13" (994mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Port Angeles. In Port Angeles, in December, snow falls for 2.1 days, with typically accumulated 0.39" (10mm) of snow. In Port Angeles, during the entire year, snow falls for 12.2 days and aggregates up to 9.02" (229mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Port Angeles, Washington, the average water temperature is 46.4°F (8°C).
Note: Swimming in 46.4°F (8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8h and 26min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Port Angeles, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 4:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:03 am and sunset at 4:29 pm PST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Port Angeles. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 coldest month in Port Angeles?

With an average high-temperature of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average low-temperature of 31.1°F (-0.5°C), December is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in December in Port Angeles?

In Port Angeles, Washington, in December, the average high-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.1°F (-0.5°C).

What are the most humid months in Port Angeles?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in December in Port Angeles?

In December, the average relative humidity is 88%.

How many days does it rain in December in Port Angeles?

In Port Angeles, in December, it is raining for 19.6 days, with typically 5.16" (131mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Port Angeles in December?

In Port Angeles, in December, snow falls for 2.1 days, with typically accumulated 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in December in Port Angeles?

In Port Angeles, Washington, in December, the average water temperature is 46.4°F (8°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 Port Angeles?

With an average of 8h and 26min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Port Angeles, Washington.

How many hours of daylight does Port Angeles have in December?

In December, the average day length in Port Angeles, Washington, is 8h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Port Angeles?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 4:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:03 am and sunset at 4:29 pm PST.

How many hours of sunshine does Port Angeles have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Port Angeles is 4.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Port Angeles?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Port Angeles?

In Port Angeles, Washington, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average temperature in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average high temperature in December: 39.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (67.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in December: 31.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (31.1°F).

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Average pressure in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average pressure in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average pressure in December: 30.05"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and July (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (30"Hg).

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Average wind speed in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average wind speed in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average wind speed in December: 4.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (5.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (3.6mph).

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Average humidity in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average humidity in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average rainfall in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.16"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (6.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average rainfall days in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average rainfall days in December: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (22.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (7.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average snowfall in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average snowfall in December: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.72").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average snowfall days in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average sea temperature in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average sea temperature in December: 46.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (52.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.2°F).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 30min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average sunshine days in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average UV index in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average cloud cover in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average cloud cover in December: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in December
Port Angeles, WA

Average visibility in December - Port Angeles, WA
  • Average visibility in December: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, November and December (5mi).

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