Alaska, United States Climate

Weather: -4.85°C/23.27°F, Wind SW at 1.32 km/h, 96% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Alaska Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 388.61 meters (1274.97 feet) above sea level, Alaska has a Subartic, severe winter, no dry season, cool summer climate (Classification: Dfc). The city’s yearly temperature is -1.95ºC (28.49ºF) and it is -14.59% lower than United States’s averages. Alaska typically receives about 31.6 millimeters (1.24 inches) of precipitation and has 82.91 rainy days (22.72% of the time) annually.

CountryUnited States
Longitude-149.4936733
Latitude64.2008413
Attitude/Elevation388.61m (1274.97ft)
Local timeSunday 04:21
Annual high temperature0.64ºC (33.15ºF)
Annual low temperature-7.02ºC (19.36ºF)
Average annual precip.31.6mm (1.24in)
Warmest monthJuly (16.88ºC / 62.38ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (-21.54ºC / -6.77ºF)
Wettest MonthAugust (81.63mm / 3.21in)
Driest MonthJanuary (9.02mm / 0.36in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)82.91 days (22.72%)
Days with no rain282.09000000000003 days (77.28%)
Humidity81.76%

Climate Alaska: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)2.0(35.6)9.0(48.2)7.0(44.6)12.0(53.6)22.0(71.6)28.0(82.4)26.0(78.8)25.0(77.0)18.0(64.4)14.0(57.2)1.0(33.8)1.0(33.8)28.0(82.4)
Average high °C (°F)-15.8(3.56)-9.89(14.2)-6.52(20.26)1.2(34.16)10.0(50.0)15.73(60.31)16.88(62.38)14.18(57.52)8.32(46.98)-0.72(30.7)-11.1(12.02)-14.56(5.79)0.64(33.15)
Daily mean °C (°F)-17.87(-0.17)-13.27(8.11)-10.29(13.48)-1.64(29.05)7.49(45.48)13.27(55.89)14.26(57.67)11.4(52.52)5.68(42.22)-3.06(26.49)-12.98(8.64)-16.36(2.55)-1.95(28.49)
Average low °C (°F)-21.54(-6.77)-18.22(-0.8)-17.07(1.27)-7.22(19.0)1.3(34.34)6.15(43.07)7.42(45.36)5.55(41.99)1.16(34.09)-6.08(21.06)-16.09(3.04)-19.64(-3.35)-7.02(19.36)
Record low °C (°F)-45.0(-49.0)-42.0(-43.6)-39.0(-38.2)-34.0(-29.2)-15.0(5.0)-3.0(26.6)-2.0(28.4)-5.0(23.0)-12.0(10.4)-23.0(-9.4)-36.0(-32.8)-44.0(-47.2)-45.0(-49.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)9.02(0.36)11.78(0.46)22.07(0.87)24.87(0.98)23.27(0.92)62.54(2.46)52.95(2.08)81.63(3.21)38.25(1.51)25.33(1.0)17.67(0.7)9.83(0.39)31.6(1.24)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)2.453.825.097.367.6412.8211.7311.188.454.824.732.826.91
Average relative humidity (%)91.7690.6592.1686.4666.463.7369.4775.7480.0583.9189.9990.7481.76
Mean monthly sunshine hours3.735.748.4912.3416.7219.7517.5514.4110.267.244.162.8610.27

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Alaska in recent years.

Alaska

Alaska Temperature by Month

July
14.26°C | 57.67°F
June
13.27°C | 55.89°F
August
11.4°C | 52.52°F
May
7.49°C | 45.48°F
September
5.68°C | 42.22°F
April
-1.64°C | 29.05°F
October
-3.06°C | 26.49°F
March
-10.29°C | 13.48°F
November
-12.98°C | 8.64°F
February
-13.27°C | 8.11°F
December
-16.36°C | 2.55°F
January
-17.87°C | -0.17°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature16.0°C (60.8°F)6.0°C (42.8°F)-4.0°C (24.8°F)
Avg Temperature11.0°C (51.8°F)3.8°C (38.84°F)-5.0°C (23.0°F)
Min Temperature5.0°C (41.0°F)-0.63°C (30.87°F)-9.0°C (15.8°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point5.0°C (41.0°F)-0.27°C (31.51°F)-10.0°C (14.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation14.0mm | 0.55in2.19mm | 0.09in0.0mm | 0in65.8mm | 2.59in
Snowdepth11.9mm | 0.47in0.76mm | 0.03in0.0mm | 0in22.900000000000002mm | 0.9in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind14.0kmh | 8.7mph7.73kmh | 4.8mph2.0kmh | 1.24mph
Gust Wind22.0kmh | 13.67mph12.73kmh | 7.91mph4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure14.0mb2.19mb0.0mb
Alaska

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
September° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-09-018 | 46.43 | 37.4798 | 4.9729.8 | 10091.6 | 0.06
2015-09-028 | 46.4-0 | 32.0735 | 3.1130.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0311 | 51.83 | 37.4678 | 4.9729.88 | 10120.2 | 0.01
2015-09-0410 | 50.03 | 37.4719 | 5.5929.83 | 10100.5 | 0.02
2015-09-059 | 48.23 | 37.4789 | 5.5929.83 | 10101.0 | 0.04
2015-09-0610 | 50.04 | 39.2795 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2015-09-077 | 44.64 | 39.2912 | 1.2429.85 | 10114.1 | 0.16
2015-09-089 | 48.25 | 41.0888 | 4.9729.74 | 10071.3 | 0.05
2015-09-098 | 46.43 | 37.47910 | 6.2129.56 | 10010.0 | 0.0
2015-09-108 | 46.42 | 35.67214 | 8.729.32 | 9930.7 | 0.03
2015-09-117 | 44.61 | 33.87212 | 7.4629.53 | 10000.1 | 0.0
2015-09-121 | 33.8-1 | 30.2897 | 4.3529.97 | 10153.9 | 0.15
2015-09-133 | 37.4-1 | 30.28612 | 7.4630.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2015-09-143 | 37.42 | 35.6948 | 4.9729.5 | 9994.6 | 0.18
2015-09-153 | 37.41 | 33.8953 | 1.8629.53 | 10005.4 | 0.21
2015-09-167 | 44.62 | 35.6817 | 4.3529.59 | 10024.6 | 0.18
2015-09-177 | 44.62 | 35.6797 | 4.3529.62 | 10030.6 | 0.02
2015-09-186 | 42.81 | 33.8808 | 4.9729.68 | 10050.2 | 0.01
2015-09-195 | 41.01 | 33.8847 | 4.3529.74 | 10070.7 | 0.03
2015-09-201 | 33.8-1 | 30.2886 | 3.7329.77 | 10080.1 | 0.0
2015-09-21-1 | 30.2-3 | 26.6896 | 3.7329.91 | 10130.4 | 0.02
2015-09-22-2 | 28.4-6 | 21.2836 | 3.7330.12 | 10200.6 | 0.02
2015-09-23-2 | 28.4-8 | 17.6737 | 4.3530.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2015-09-24-3 | 26.6-10 | 14.0673 | 1.8629.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2015-09-25-1 | 30.2-6 | 21.27612 | 7.4629.71 | 10066.5 | 0.26
2015-09-26-2 | 28.4-3 | 26.6965 | 3.1129.85 | 10110.6 | 0.02
2015-09-271 | 33.8-0 | 32.09811 | 6.8429.68 | 10051.9 | 0.07
2015-09-283 | 37.42 | 35.69811 | 6.8429.38 | 9958.9 | 0.35
2015-09-29-5 | 23.0-5 | 23.0996 | 3.7329.21 | 98914.0 | 0.55
2015-09-30-5 | 23.0-6 | 21.29910 | 6.2129.74 | 10073.3 | 0.13

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