Average Precipitation for Alaska in December





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during December at communities and other locations around Alaska.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southeast, South - Central, Southwest, Interior and Far North Alaska.

Southeast Alaska

Average monthly precipitation in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
23 Annette Island 11.0 279
20 Haines 9.8 249
21 Juneau 6.5 166
22 Ketchikan 16.3 413
22 Sitka 8.4 214
14 Skagway 2.8 71
23 Yakutat 13.9 354

South - Central Alaska

December averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Anchorage 1.2 29
8 Gulkana 0.8 20
17 Homer 3.3 83
16 Seward 8.2 209
11 Talkeetna 1.7 42
17 Valdez 7.7 197

Southwest Alaska

Average amount of rain and snow in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Bethel 1.1 27
23 Cold Bay 4.4 112
13 King Salmon 1.4 35
20 Kodiak 8.8 224
12 McGrath 1.2 31
10 Port Alsworth 1.0 25
22 St Paul Island 2.3 58

Interior Alaska

Precipitation totals for December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Fairbanks 0.6 14
10 McKinley Park 0.8 21
7 Tanana 0.4 10
5 Tok 0.6 15

Far North Alaska

Total precipitation during December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Barrow 0.2 6
11 Bettles 1.1 29
10 Kotzebue 0.7 19
11 Nome 1.1 27
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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