Average Snowfall for Alaska in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at communities and other locations around 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 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 total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.9 Annette Island 8.1 20.6
13.6 Haines 40.0 101.6
10.1 Juneau 18.1 46.0
6.6 Skagway 10.5 26.7
13.5 Yakutat 29.6 75.2

South - Central Alaska

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.8 Anchorage 18.2 46.2
16.0 Valdez 70.5 179.1

Southwest Alaska

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
11.7 Bethel 12.2 31.0
14.2 Cold Bay 14.1 35.8
9.9 King Salmon 10.2 25.9
9.1 Kodiak 15.6 39.6
13.9 McGrath 17.9 45.5
8.4 Port Alsworth 18.3 46.5
15.3 St Paul Island 12.3 31.2

Interior Alaska

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9.9 Fairbanks 10.4 26.4
10.5 McKinley Park 12.4 31.5
4.9 Tok 7.7 19.6

Far North Alaska

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.0 Barrow 5.0 12.7
12.5 Bettles 18.2 46.2
11.4 Kotzebue 11.9 30.2
12.3 Nome 15.8 40.1
Reference

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

Alaska Snowfall
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