Average Snowfall for Alaska in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Alaska. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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 total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.9 Annette Island 8.1 20.6
15.8 Haines 64.6 164.1
5.8 Juneau 13.6 34.5
2.7 Sitka 4.0 10.2
12.8 Yakutat 23.2 58.9

South - Central Alaska

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.8 Anchorage 16.7 42.4
8.5 Gulkana 10.7 27.2
7.6 Homer 10.2 25.9
6.7 Seward 15.7 39.9
13.0 Talkeetna 31.7 80.5
16.3 Valdez 71.9 182.6

Southwest Alaska

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.5 Bethel 11.4 29.0
14.1 Cold Bay 12.6 32.0
8.8 King Salmon 9.5 24.1
8.4 Kodiak 13.8 35.1
15.3 McGrath 20.2 51.3
8.4 Port Alsworth 18.0 45.7
14.9 St Paul Island 12.1 30.7
20.4 Shemya Island 19.9 50.5

Interior Alaska

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.8 Fairbanks 12.1 30.7
10.5 McKinley Park 15.4 39.1
10.4 Tanana 10.1 25.7
3.9 Tok 6.5 16.5

Far North Alaska

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.2 Barrow 3.5 8.9
12.5 Bettles 15.6 39.6
11.7 Kotzebue 11.5 29.2
12.1 Nome 14.5 36.8
4.0 Prudhoe Bay 3.5 8.9
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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