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December Weather In Anchorage  
December Anchorage Weather
Record High: 48°F
Normal High: 24°F
Normal Low: 11°F
Record Low: -30°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.05"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.39"
Avg Monthly Snow: 15.7"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 15.6"

Anchorage Weather In December

In the last 57 years the highest measured December temperature in Anchorage was 48 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on December 16, 2005, and the regular high is 24. The lowest documented temperature for Anchorage for the past 57 years in December was -30 registered on December 31, 1964, while the standard low daily temperature for the month is 11.

US National Weather Service Anchorage December Weather data records that on December 28, 1961, the high temperature did not exceed -17 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Anchorage in the past 57 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on December 29, 1982, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 37 degrees, the highest low measured in Anchorage in the last 57 years.

Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Anchorage on December First is 23 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of December is 22 degrees. The daily low temperature in Anchorage on December First averages 10 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of December averages 10 degrees.

Anchorage usually receives an average of 1.05 inches of precipitation during December. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by December Anchorage Weather data, was 1.39 inches on December 29, 1955. Anchorage averages 15.7 inches of snow in December.On December 29, 1955 Anchorage received 15.6 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in December.